Gen Sir Peter Cosgrove: A life well lived

Posted on: Mon 17 Jan 2022

General Sir Peter Cosgrove AK AC (MIL) CVO MC (RET’D)    At age 58, with an amazing military career to his credit and the realisation that he’d never had the opportunity to live as an adult within the wider community, this highly distinguished but down-to earth top Aussie Soldier embraced the decision to retire.  But life had other plans for him.

Interviewer Helen Meyer

Defence Image Gallery: General Peter Cosgrove is seen during a moment of reflection as he prepares to retire from the Defence Force. When asked what artefact in his office he treasured the most, he immediately reached for his slouch hat and said, “This is it”. 

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