Vale – Brigadier J J Shelton, DSO, MC (Retd)

An RAR tribal elder has completed his duty.

I regret to inform you that BRIG Jim Shelton died this afternoon [Sunday 13 May 2018] in the NATCAP Private hospital, shortly after the conclusion of the Commemorative Service for the Battles of Coral and Balmoral.

BRIG Shelton was CO 3 RAR for these battles. He watched the live streaming of the parade and service in the hospital, and soon after quietly passed away.

Funeral and other details later.
His duty done.

John Robbins
RAR Association (ACT Branch)
P: (02) 62901948
M: 0414 483 729
E: [email protected]


  1. Peter Murray says

    One of the very best. A great boss and friend who thought of his men first and a role model for every officer.

  2. Sad news ex.Brig. Jim Shelton passing at this time.
    Served his country well.
    We honour his Army Service.
    We will remember.
    Lest we Forget.