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ADF at the 2019 Henley Royal Regatta

Midshipman Benjamin Page

Assistant Team Manager

Hometown: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Home Club: Canberra Rowing Club / Australian Defence Force Academy Rowing Club
Defence Posting: Australian Defence Force Academy Student, Canberra

Captain Nicholas Waugh

Midshipman Benjamin (Ben) Page joined the Royal Australian Navy in 2016 as a Maritime Warfare Officer. In August 2016, he joined the Patrol Boat Her Majesty's Australian Service (HMAS) Albany in Darwin, and spent time on Operation Resolute conducting border protection operations.

Midshipman Page joined the Australian Defence Force Academy to complete a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in International and Political Studies and Business. He has been actively involved in rowing throughout his time at the Academy.

In 2020, Midshipman Page will return to HMAS Watson to continue his Maritime Warfare Officer Course, and he hopes to specialise as a Principle Warfare Officer – Navigation in the future.

Ben is originally from Canberra, and is a keen and active rower and coach; he enjoys running, cross fit and reading in his spare time.