Valentine Edward Ayre

Australian Army

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman City of Sydney 1962 1965
  • Valentine Edward Ayre (City of Sydney Archives, SRC18622)

Family background

Valentine Edward Ayre was born on 15 December 1902 in London, England. In 1930 in Sydney, he married Alexandra F McPherson.

Occupation & interests

Ayre enlisted in the Australian Army on 31 March 1942 at Ashfield, Sydney. He served part-time with the 10th Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps, and was discharged on 12 July 1943.

Local government service

Ayre was Alderman for Fitzroy Ward, 1 December 1962 to 3 December 1965. He was a member of the Works Committee, 1963-65 and the Health and Recreation Services Committee, 1963-65. He represented the Civic Reform Association.


Australian War Memorial

City of Sydney Archives: Aldermen’s Files


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