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Ron was another true pioneer in aviation. I was proud to have worked for him and to have called him my good friend. 

Ron Gillies was born in Victoria, Australia on December 25, 1919.

Graeme Gillies

Noreen Wilson joined the WAAF (Women's Australian Air Force) in 1940 were she became a aircraft coarse plotter. She met Ron while working with the aircrew.

Ron Gillies in Ireland after making another North Atlantic crossing on his final flight in the four engine Sandringham.

Capt. Ron Gillies in the left, Capt. Blair in the right - Southern Cross - United Kingdom

Ron and Noreen with AAB staff at the Goose Grill in St. Thomas.

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