John Wilson OAM

Area Vice President - Central

Mr John Wilson OAM

PH: (07) 4159 4134
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Looks after: Bundaberg and Fraser Coast.

John Arthur Wilson was born at Geelong, Victoria on the 12th of April 1935 and joined the RAAF as a Junior Equipment Trainee (JEAT) in January 1952 at the age of 16.
John retired in March 1980 with the rank of Warrant Officer.

Postings and attachments
Attached: RAAF Ubon, Thailand 1964
Posted: No 1 Air Trials Unit, Woomera 1966
Posted: HQ RAAF Vietnam November 1968
Posted: HQOC January 1970
Attached: Tindal, NT June/July 1971
Attached: Learmonth February/March 1972.
Attached: 38 Sqn Det A Port Moresby September 1972
Posted: No 2 Aircraft Depot, Richmond April 1073
Attached: RAAF Sabre Advisory Flight at Ishwahudi, Indonesia May 1973
Posted: RAAF Support Unit, Tengah Singapore
Posted: RAAF Amberley January 1977
Attached: No 2 Sqn detachment at Biak, Indonesia August 1978
Discharged:March 1980

Ex Service activities
1983-1984 President Bundaberg Vietnam & South East Asia Veterans Assn
1983-1988 Secretary Bundaberg Vietnam & South East Asia Veterans Assn
1985 Vice President Bundaberg RSL Sub Branch & Club
1986 Senior Vice President Bundaberg Sub Branch & Club
1987- 2007 President Bundaberg RSL Sub Branch
1987- 1995 President Bundaberg RSL Club
1987 Together with John Carlile formed the Bundaberg Branch of the RAAF Assn.
1987- Cont Secretary Bundaberg RAAF Assn

Mr John Wilson OAM,
Area Vice President - Central

1987- Cont Member of Bundaberg Legacy
1991- 2006 National Councillor RAAF Assn1992- 1994 Patron of the Bundaberg Branch Incapacitated Servicemen’s Assn
1996- 2000 Volunteer Area Representative for the Vietnam Veterans Counselling Service
1997- 2009 Secretary Bundaberg ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee
1998 Awarded RSL Life Membership
1998 Awarded RAAFA National Certificate of Merit
2000- Cont Area Vice President (Central) RAAFA
2001- Cont President Bundaberg Disabled Veterans Assn
2002 Awarded Centenary of Federation Medal
2004- Cont Chairman Burnett Heads Memorial Park Committee
2006 Awarded Life Membership RAAFA
2006- Cont Member Burnett Heads SES
2010 Awarded Order of Australia Medal
2010 Deputy Parade Marshall, Bundaberg ANZAC Day parade

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