Alan Pearsall
Alan Louden Pearsall (24 May 1915 – 8 March 1944) was an Australian sportsman who played first-class cricket for Tasmania and Australian rules football in the Victorian Football League (VFL) with Sout...
Kevin Ellis (politician)
Sir Kevin William Collin Ellis KBE (15 May 1908 – 22 November 1975) was an Australian politician, elected as a Liberal member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly.
Ellis was born in Grenfel...
Leslie Douglas Jackson
Leslie Douglas (Les) Jackson, DFC & Bar (24 February 1917 – 17 February 1980) was an Australian fighter ace of World War II, credited with five aerial victories. Born in Brisbane, he was...
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David Prowse (politician)
David John Prowse (born 10 March 1941), a former Australian politician, was the first Speaker of the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly, serving between 1989 and 1992. Elected at the 19...
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Syd Anderson
Sydney Louis Anderson (3 January 1918 – 20 May 1944) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).A wingman, Anderson was a premiership player in...
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Val Doube
Valentine Joseph "Val" Doube (3 January 1915 – 18 January 1988) was an Australian politician.Born in Brighton to hat maker Francis William Robert Doube and Honora Fitzgerald, Doube was educated ...
Don Bennett
Air Vice-Marshal Donald Clifford Tyndall Bennett CB CBE DSO RAF (14 September 1910 – 15 September 1986) was an Australian aviation pioneer and bomber pilot who rose to be the youngest Air Vi...
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Adrian Goldsmith
Adrian Philip "Tim" Goldsmith DFC, DFM (25 April 1921 – 25 March 1961) was an Australian flying ace of the Second World War. Officially credited with shooting down 16¼ enemy aircraft while servi...
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Gough Whitlam
Edward Gough Whitlam AC QC (/ˈɡɒf ˈwɪtləm/ 11 July 1916 – 21 October 2014) was the 21st Prime Minister of Australia, serving from 1972 to 1975. The Leader of the Labor Party from 1...
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Ross Gregory
Ross Gerald Gregory (27 February 1916 – 10 June 1942) was an Australian Test cricketer.Gregory, a diminutive gifted right-hand batsman, was a precocious batting talent, making his debut for Vict...
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Thomas White (Australian politician)
Sir Thomas Walter White KBE, DFC (26 April 1888 – 13 October 1957) was an Australian politician and First World War pilot.
White was born at Hotham, North Melbourne, Victoria and educated at ...
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James Alexander Forrest
Sir James "Jim" Alexander Forrest (10 March 1905 – 26 September 1990) was an Australian lawyer, businessman and philanthropist.Born in Kerang, Victoria, Forrest was educated at Caulfield Grammar Schoo...
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Stuart King
Stuart Patrick King (22 April 1906 – 28 February 1943) was an Australian sportsman who played first-class cricket for Victoria and Australian rules football for Victorian Football League club St Kilda...
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Gordon Steege
Air Commodore Gordon Henry Steege, DSO, DFC (31 October 1917 – 1 September 2013) was a senior officer in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). He became a fighter ace in World War ...
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Thomas Hollway
Thomas Tuke "Tom" Hollway (2 October 1906 – 30 July 1971) was the 36th Premier of Victoria, holding office from 1947 to 1950, and again for a short period in 1952. He was originally a member of the Un...
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Bobby Gibbes
Robert Henry Maxwell (Bobby) Gibbes, DSO, DFC and Bar, OAM (6 May 1916 – 11 April 2007) was a leading Australian fighter ace of World War II, and the longest-serving wartime commanding ...
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Ray Parer
Raymond John Paul Parer AFC (18 February 1894 – 4 July 1967) was an Australian aviator.Parer was born in South Melbourne, Victoria, the second of nine children of a Spanish-born caterer, Michael Parer...
Paul McGinness
Paul Joseph McGinness DFC, DCM (14 February 1896 – 15 January 1955) was an Australian flying ace of the First World War, credited with seven aerial victories. He was a co-founder of Queensland an...
Albert Chadwick
Sir Albert Edward "Bert" Chadwick (15 November 1897 – 27 October 1983) was an Australian rules footballer in the (then) Victorian Football League. He was born in Beechworth and educated at Tungamah Hi...
James Wolfensohn
James David Wolfensohn, KBE, AO (born 1 December 1933) is an Australian-American lawyer, investment banker and economist who served as the ninth president of the World Bank Group.
Wolfensohn was b...
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Robert Kavanaugh
Robert Murray Kavanaugh GC (18 December 1906 – 12 September 1976) was an Australian recipient of the Albert Medal, formerly the highest decoration for gallantry awarded to civilians or to milita...
Jackie Kelly
Jacqueline Marie (Jackie) Kelly (born 18 February 1964), former Australian politician, was a Liberal member of the Australian House of Representatives from March 1996 until November 2007, representing...
Norm L. Oliver
Norm Oliver was an Australian rules footballer who played with Collingwood. Also a talented tennis player, there was a possibility of a future Davis Cup appearance. Serving as a Flying Officer in the ...
Gordon Reid (governor)
Gordon Stanley Reid AC (22 September 1923 – 26 October 1989) was an Australian academic who served as the 28th Governor of Western Australia. Born in Hurstville, a suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, h...
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John Balmer
John Raeburn Balmer, OBE, DFC (3 July 1910 – 11 May 1944) was a senior officer and bomber pilot in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). Born in Bendigo, Victoria, he studied law before joi...
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William McAloney
William Simpson "Bill" McAloney GC, OBE (12 May 1910 – 31 August 1995) was a senior engineering officer in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) and an Australian exchange recipient of the George...
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Clive Caldwell
Group Captain Clive Robertson Caldwell DSO, DFC & Bar (28 July 1910 – 5 August 1994) was the leading Australian air ace of World War II. He is officially credited with shooting down 28.5 e...
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Wilfred Arthur
Wilfred Stanley (Wilf) Arthur, DSO, DFC (7 December 1919 – 23 December 2000) was a fighter ace and senior officer of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) during World War II. Com...
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Geoffrey Forrest Hughes
Geoffrey Forrest Hughes MC, AFC (12 July 1895 – 13 September 1951) was an Australian aviator and flying ace of the First World War. He was credited with 11 aerial victories, and won a Military Cr...
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