Valentine Edward Ayre

Australian Army

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman City of Sydney 1962 1965

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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