Donald Gillies of Earlwood, NSW, passed away on the 31st August 2003, age 80 yrs. Donald was born on the 24th November 1923.
He came to Fairbridge Molong in 1938, this was the 2nd party to arrive. The party had 29 children. The ship was the SS Oronsay.
Donald came with his brother and 2 sisters. Brother Edwin, and sisters Shona and Margaret.
He also served in the Australian Regular Army for a period.