1944 Australian airmen who trained in Canada during World War II. Five airmen in flying gear standing in front of the wing of a plane: P/O Johnstone, Sgt. Walton, Sgt. A.C. Gardner (Kelso, Tas.), P/O E.J. O'Donnell (Devon Park, S. Aust.) and Sgt. R.J. Baxter (Kilkivan, Q'ld.)  http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/208509

1944 Australian airmen who trained in Canada during World War II. Five airmen in flying gear standing in front of the wing of a plane: P/O Johnstone, Sgt. Walton, Sgt. A.C. Gardner (Kelso, Tas.), P/O E.J. O'Donnell (Devon Park, S. Aust.) and Sgt. R.J. Baxter (Kilkivan, Q'ld.) http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/208509

Interior of an aircraft factory at Richmond Street Maryborough during World War II

Interior of an aircraft factory at Richmond Street Maryborough during World War II

Closure of the aeroplane factory at Maryborough, Queensland, at the end of World War II

Closure of the aeroplane factory at Maryborough, Queensland, at the end of World War II

World War II procession in Kent Street, Maryborough, ca. 1940.

World War II procession in Kent Street, Maryborough, ca. 1940.

World War II procession in Kent Street, Maryborough, ca. 1940.

World War II procession in Kent Street, Maryborough, ca. 1940.

World War II procession in Kent Street, Maryborough, ca. 1940.

World War II procession in Kent Street, Maryborough, ca. 1940.

1942 Queenslanders who were on the HMAS Canberra included Ordinary Coder K J Ryan, of Ferry Street, and Stoker R J Boyle of Ann Street.

1942 Queenslanders who were on the HMAS Canberra included Ordinary Coder K J Ryan, of Ferry Street, and Stoker R J Boyle of Ann Street.

1937 Maryborough 3 inch trench mortar section in training at the 11th annual brigade training at Emu Park.

1937 Maryborough 3 inch trench mortar section in training at the 11th annual brigade training at Emu Park.

1944 Shows a Halifax Squadron crew prior to a raid on Germany. They are: P/O J. R. Brookes, Sgt. L. H. Cary, Sgt. A. M. Stark from Brighton, Victoria, Sgt. G. K. McDowell from Maryborough, Queensland, F/Sgt. C. R. Wilson from Clarence Park, South Australia, F/Sgt. W. F. Towler from Pintarra, Western Australia and F/Sgt. A. F. Baldick from Lindfield, Sydney. SLV

1944 Shows a Halifax Squadron crew prior to a raid on Germany. They are: P/O J. R. Brookes, Sgt. L. H. Cary, Sgt. A. M. Stark from Brighton, Victoria, Sgt. G. K. McDowell from Maryborough, Queensland, F/Sgt. C. R. Wilson from Clarence Park, South Australia, F/Sgt. W. F. Towler from Pintarra, Western Australia and F/Sgt. A. F. Baldick from Lindfield, Sydney. SLV

Signaller Joan Kessels (2nd from left) amongst first Queensland members of the AWAS who served in the Islands to arrive home.

Signaller Joan Kessels (2nd from left) amongst first Queensland members of the AWAS who served in the Islands to arrive home.

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