Shiells, George “Digger” Hubert Newborne. DFC and AFC

George, or Digger as he was known to his mates, was born on the 13th June 1919 in Gosford, England. He enlisted in the RAAF in Melbourne on the 18th August 1940 and soon after entered the RAAF EATS (Empire Air Training Scheme). There, he trained as an Air Gunner before transferring to pilot training, after it was found that he … Read More