The Melbourne Staff Band has lost one of its long-time members. Melville Smith, a member of the band since 1976, passed away on 19 March 2003. He played first horn and also served as the Band Treasurer.
Mr. Smith was a soldier at the Ringwood Corps. He is survived by his wife, Wendy, and three sons, Paul, Jamie, and Damien. Paul and Jamie are currently members of the Melbourne Staff Band.
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