Sgt A Cusack of Maryborough, QLD, 1st Paratroop Battalion at Labuan Airstrip. 27 August 1945. His unit is flying from Cairns to Singapore via Labuan Island. (AWM)

Leading Aircraftsman R.M. Kersnovske (RAAF) saw active service in New Guinea. Fifth son of Mr and Mrs M Kersnovske, Mungar Junction. (SLQ)

Gunner J Hume of Maryborough, Qld pictured in Balikpapan, Borneo in July 1945. Gunner Hume is giving a can of condensed milk to a Balikpapan native as he returns to his village with his infant in a cloth sling across his back. (AWM)

Joseph Mervyn Francis Klein (labourer), Q106658, 5 Division Provost Company, from Maryborough,Qld - enlisted in December 1941, Pte Klein served in New Guinea before returning to Queensland where he died of illness on 4 February 1946, aged 19. (AWM)

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

Crew members of an Australian Baltimore Squadron operating in Italy in support of the Eighth Army. Photo shows E.G. Murphy of Maryborough, Qld, C.W. Evans of Canberra, ACT and J.H. O'Keefe of Boulder, WA. Circa 1945 (State Library of Victoria)

Australians and Americans working on a Liberator bomber motor. Pictured are Frank Shively from Jamestown L.A., LAC D. Mobbs from St. George, Qld, LAC D. J. Higgins of Maryborough, Qld and Pvt. David Goodman of Winchester, Mass. (State Library of Victoria)

Frank Ivan Buckingham QX21155 2/31st Inf Bata
llion Enlisted--29/4/41 Discharged--13/1/45 Born Maryborough 1/10/21 Died Maryborough 25/5/93 Contributed by Michael Hallinan

Sapper 'Geoffrey Blair White (Blair)' Q76857 ...WWII (photo courtesy of Leisa Fallon)

The photos pictured belong were sourced from "They taught the World what Men there be"
Photos and Information on World War 2 Servicemen and Women taken from The Maryborough Chronicle and Wide Bay Burnett Advertiser - Trove, NLA

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