MacDonald, Ronald Sommerville, MID

Ron, as he was known, was the third son of Stuart and Annie MacDonald of Highland Plains, Clermont. His grandfather, Peter Fitzallan MacDonald, was one of the pioneering pastoralists of Central Queensland, and one of a family of pioneers and explorers. Ron was born in Rockhampton, Queensland, on the 2nd April 1916.  Ron’s obituary in the Rockhampton Morning Bulletin of … Read More

Thompson, Robert

Robert, or Bob or Jim as he was known to his mates, was born on the 13th August 1922 at Cowra in New South Wales. He was a postman with the Bulli Post Office before he enlisted in the RAAF on the 22nd June 1941 and after he completed his flying training, he was posted to 25 Squadron.   25 Squadron … Read More

Trimble, Thomas Hamilton, MiD

Thomas, or Tom as he was known to his mates, was born in Sydney on the 1st August 1920. He enlisted in the RAAF on the 8th January 1940 and on the completion of his training, he was briefly posted to 21 Sqadron RAAF in May 1940 for a few weeks. He was then with 25 Squadron RAAF from late … Read More