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Ted Radford


Deputy Chief Executive Operations



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Death Notice in Sydney Morning Herald on 22 August 2023:

RADFORD, Edward Arundel (Ted)
Air Vice Marshal (ret) AO, BSc
31.12.35 - 16.8.23

Son of John and Mercia (both dec),
younger brother of John.
Dearly loved and loving husband of Jean, proud father of Megan, Sarah and Robert.
Adored Poppa Ted of Sally.

Loved and respected by many.
Appreciation and thanks to all those who cared for Ted at Andrew Kerr Care, Mornington.
A Military Honours funeral celebrating the life of Air Vice Marshal (ret) Edward Arundel Radford AO (Ted) will be held in the Cumulus Reflection Space, Bunurong Memorial Park, 790 Frankston-Dandenong Rd, Dandenong South (Melbourne) on Monday August 28, 2023 at 1.30pm.
To watch a live-stream of the service, please visit Upcoming Services at
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in memory of Ted to the Defence Force Welfare Association.

Selwyn Allen Funerals
(03) 9888 1672
AFDA Member

Ted Radford joined Qantas in about early 1990 to fill the position of Deputy Chief Executive Operations, which had recently been vacated by John Ward being appointed as Chief Executive Officer. Ted remained in this position with Qantas until 1994, seeing through the merger with Australian Airlines.

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