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459 RAAF Squadron

Middle East

Flight Lieutenant Robert Jamieson McDonald


Service No. 403948

Date of Birth:  25 May 1916

Place of Birth:  Glasgow Scotland

Date of Enlistment: 31 Mar 1941

Date of Discharge: 12 Jun 1945

Rank on Discharge: Flight Lieutenant

Posting at Discharge : RAF GIANACLIS

Died: 23.10.2003



The crew

P/O Bob McDonald - (Pilot)

Sgt. John Talbot - (Observer)

P/O Jack Sharpe - (WAG) 

Sgt. Jock Chambers - (WAG)

Ex 459 Squadrons en route to Laurie Molls Holiday Home, Halls Gap Reunion. 1993.

left front to back --- Lawrie Moll, Hec Ford, Peter Staughton, Bob McDonald,George Treeby.

right front to back --- Roy Fagg, Barnard Campbell, Bill Roehright, Dave Barnard.

Bob McDonald on the left in the wheelchair being pushed by his grandson Konrad Gebels - Anzac Day 2003 - they both attended the Anzac luncheon at the Rocks.

Robert Jamieson McDONALD