John Carlile

Immediate Past State President

Mr John Carlile JP (Qualified)

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John Carlile joined the RAAF as a Radio Apprentice in 1958 and retired as a FSGT Radio Technician (Ground) in February 1979.

'Frognall' in Victoria 1958-1961
Ballarat 1961
Laverton 1961-1962, 1963-1964, 1966-1969, 1970-1977
Butterworth 1964-1966
Point Cook 1969-1970
Support Command 1977-1979

HQOC 1961
Ubon 1962-1963
Fairbairn 1966
Williamtown 1967

In 1986, John Carlile was President of the Bundaberg Air Force Social committee with John Wilson as its Secretary. Both recognised the need for something more substantiive than the only function organised by the Social Committee, the Annual Re-union Dinner.

The Bundaberg and District Branch of the Queensland Division, RAAF Association was formed on the 18th February 1987 with John as Inaugural President and John Wilson, Branch Secretary. John Carlile remained as Branch President for fifteen years before retiring to concentrate on Division duties.

John has been involved with a number of other Ex-Service Organisations with appointments listed as shown:

Vietnam and South East Asia Veterans Association

  • President 1988
Mr John Carlile JP (Qualified), Immediate Past State President

Bundaberg RSL Services Club

  • Vice President 1987-1990

Bundaberg RSL Sub-Branch

  • Committee and Senior Vice President 1987-1992

Bundaberg Legacy

  • President 1993

Bundaberg Branch RAAFA

  • President 1987-2001

Queensland Division RAAFA

  • Country Vice President (Central) 1989-1995 and 1990-2000
  • Senior Vice President (State) 1997-2001
  • Awarded National Certificate of Merit 1998
  • Deputy State President 2001-2003
  • State President 2003-2014
  • Awarded Life Membership 2003
  • National Councillor 2002-2014
  • Reviewing Officer Anzac Day Citizens Parade Bundaberg 2012
  • Reviewing Officer Reserve Forces Day Wondai 2012
  • Awarded National President's Commendation 2013
  • Awarded the O'Connor Trophy 2014 (First time this trophy has been awarded to Queensland)
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