Australian National Airways - Flight Crew List.

† Denotes killed in the line of duty


 

Adams, John ‘Trader John’
Ex R.A.F. Joined A.N.A. in 1951. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Adkins, Reginald Charles
Ex Royal Aero Club of W.A. Instructor. Joined the company 6/1951. First Officer on DC-3s based at Melbourne and Adelaide. Resigned to travel to the U.K. 1/1953. Joined M.M.A. 18/4/1955
Ahern, Lance Neville
 
Allan, R.
 
Allen, Kenneth Rodney ‘Ken’
 
Anderson, A. A.
 
Anderson, Donald McColl ‘Don’
Ex R.A.A.F. Joined the company 3/12/1948. Resigned to join M.M.A. on 30/6/1951
Anderson, Henry Robert
 
Annear, Ernest Bilson ‘Ernie’
Previously flew with Holyman's Airways. Seconded to Australian Aerial Medical Services in 1937. Captain on DH-89 Dragon Rapides
Archbold, Stewart ‘Stu’
 
Armstrong, Ivor Kenneth ‘Ace’
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Atkinson, James Roderick H. ‘Jimmy’
First Officer on Dc-3s. Killed in the crash of DC-3 VH-ANK on 29/9/1948
Atkinson, N. H. R.
 
Back, Ronald Edward
Ex R.A.A.F. and Australian Army. Seconded from R.A.A.F during W W II as First Officer on courier flights flying Lockheed Lodestars, C-39, C-47 and C-49s during September 1943. Joined company 10/1945 and flew DC-5, DC-2, Lockheed 14 and DC-3s. Training Captain on DC-3s in 1951. Later became a Check Captain on DC-3s and DC-4s in1958; Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger. Acted as First Officer on first Airbus to visit Australia. Was Check Captain on Boeing 727. Retired in 1981 after 27,000 hrs
Bailey, George J. H.
Flew with A.N.A. 1951 to 1953. Resigned to join M.M.A.
Baker, Douglas Roy 'Doug'
Captain on DC-3s
Baker, Harry Frederick ‘Cannonball’
Previously flew with West Australian Airways and Adelaide Airways. Joined the company 2/11/1936. Mainly flew DC-2s. Was Chief Pilot Perth - Adelaide route. Senior Regional Captain – Perth. Retired in 1955 having flown some 17,000 hours
Baldwin, J
Purser 1945
Ball, Godfrey Massey
 
Bampton, Dick Sheppard
Seconded to A.N.A. from R.A.A.F during W W II as First Officer on courier flights. Joined the company in 1946 but was sidelined with a medical problem which he overcame. Returned to flying status 8/1948 initially based in Brisbane. First Officer on DC-3s based in Cairns from 1949. Seconded to Queensland Ambulance Transport Board, Cairns on an 'as required' basis.
Barker, Alan
 
Barker, Douglas Emmerton ‘Doug’
 
Barlow, Alexander Arthur ‘Alec’
Managed the courier service to the Philippines 1945 - 1946. Transferred to B.C.P.A.
Barlow, Alenander George
Ex R.A.A.F. Was Senior Route Captain, Brisbane from 9/1945
Barrett, Robert James ‘Bob’
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Barson, Peter
Ex R.A.A.F. Joined the company in 1941. Flew various types including DH-86, Stinson and DC-2.
Baswell, J. T.
Licenced navigator
Bax, Murray R.
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Bayly, Brian Beverly 'Brian'
Flew with the company 1945 to 1954. Resigned to join M.M.A.
Bayne, Alexander Moore ‘Alex’
Captain on DC-3s. Resigned to join Ansett Airways
Bennett, Charles Robert Threadwell ‘Bob’
Ex R.A.A.F. 1941 to 1946. Joined the company in 1946 as a First Officer. Seconded to Air Ceylon in 1947. Returned to A.N.A. in 1951 as Captain on DC-3 and Bristol 170 Freighters. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Bennett, Ivan
Previously flew with Gibes Sepik Airways and Mandated Airlines. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Bennett, John Walker
Ex Ansett Airways. Joined the company 11/12/1939. Seconded to R.A.A.F. No 113 Squadron, Air Transport Command. Chief Instructor for conversion of R.A.A.F pilots to company standards. Became Chief Test Pilot and Check Captain on DC-4s. Transferred to B.C.P.A. in 1947
Bennett, N. J.
 
Berns, J. G.
 
Betts, ?
 
Bielenberg, Kenneth George ‘Ken’
Ex R.A.A.F. (11/1941 to 1945). Joined A.N.A. 11/1945. Was on the initial DC-4 course. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger. Transferred to Queensland Air Lines in 1960. Rejoined ANSETT-ANA in 1966
Binstead, Jack
First Officer in 1945
Bishop, ?
First Officer in 1945
Black, Hugh Lindesay
Seconded from R.A.A.F during W W II as First Officer on courier flights. Joined the company in 1946. Resigned to join QANTAS
Black, Jack Cecil
Flight Captain on Bristol 170 Freighter
Blair, John 'Jack'
 
Bond, Hugh J. A. 'Hughie'
Joined company during 1937. Rejected from R.A.A.F. as unfit but flew for Flying Doctor Service. Lost Licence, which was restored in 1943 and rejoined the company. Flew Bristol 170 Freighters and DC-3s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger. Retired in 1960 after 17,500 hours plus.
Bonney, Maurie
Seconded from R.A.A.F during W W II as First Officer on courier flights. Joined the company ? Seconded by Queensland Ambulance Transport Board, Cairns on an 'as required' basis. Captain on DC-3s based at Cairns
Bonnington, John Archibald
Previously flew with Kingsford Smith Air Service. Joined the company in 1937. Resigned to join the R.A.A.F. in 1940. After WWII joined Qantas and later B.C.P.A.
Boorman, Edward Henry ‘Ted’
 
Booth, William M. ‘Bill’
Joined the company 10/1945. Posted to Adelaide as First Officer on DC-2s.
Promoted to Captain 1/1948. Training Captain in 1955. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger. Transferred to Airlines of South Australia July 1960
Borthwick, David William Pearson
 
Bracken, John Geoffrey 'Geoff'
Resigned to join T.A.A.
Brady, Keith
 
Brett, Robert 'Bob'
 
Breusch, Rex Burnett
 
Brickhill, Lloyd Westley
Ex R.A.A.F. Later flew with Shell Oil in Borneo and Venezuela
Bridger, Noel
 
Bridger, R.
 
Bridget, Joseph Herbert 'Joe'
First Officer on DC-6s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Brooks, William Elliott ‘Bill’
Seconded from R.A.A.F during W W II as First Officer on courier flights.
Brough, James Frederick Powell ‘Jim’
Captain on DC-6s. Resigned 1955 to join Department of Civil Aviation
Broughton, J.
 
Brown, A. J. ‘Buster’
 
Brown, A. S.
 
Brown, Maxwell
Killed in the crash of DH-86 VH-URT on 2/10/1935
Brown, Robert Roy 'Bobby'
Flew also with Butler Air Transport and Ansett Airways
Brown, William ‘Bill’
Seconded from R.A.A.F during WW II as First Officer on courier flights
Browne, Colin
 
Bruce, Robert Byron
Transferred to B.C.P.A.
Bruchhauser, Neville Joseph 'Nev'
Captain on DC-2s. Assistant Senior Route Captain, Sydney. Senior Route Captain, Sydney. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Bull, David Thomas 'Dave'
Captain on Bristol 170 Freighters. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Bullen, Ronald Stewart 'Ron'
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Bunstead, John 'Jack'
Seconded to Air Beef Pty Ltd
Burden, Robert Henry
 
Burns, Jeff A. 'Jeff'
Joined 1955 as First Officer on DC-3s. Radio Operator on Bristol 170 Freighters. First Officer on DC-4s in 1957. Resigned 1957 to join Malayan Airways. Joined ANSETT-ANA in 1960
Burstall, J.
 
Cage, Vernon Frank 'Vern'
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Callender, Colin McDonald 'Col'
Captain on DC-3 and DC-4s. Senior Regional Captain, Melbourne. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Cameron, Duncan Gordon
Captain on DC-3s
Cameron, John O’Grady
 
Campbell, Jeffrey B. 'Jeff'
 
Campbell, L.
First Officer on DC-3s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger. Killed in the crash of DC-3 VH-INI on 12/12/1960
Campbell, Wallace Stanley
 
Carpenter, Brian
First Officer on DC-3s
Caswell, J. T.
Licenced Navigator
Cerche, Verney Vivian ‘Verne’
Also flew with Ansett Airways. First Officer on DC-2s. Captain on DC-4s. Seconded to Air Ceylon. Captain on DC-6s
Chalmers, John
 
Chapman, Bartlett Harvey ‘Bart’
 
Chapman, John 'Jack'
 
Chapple, Robert James Crockford
Captain on DC-4s. Killed in the crash of DC-4 VH-ANA on 26/6/1950
Charter, Roger
 
Chaseling, Eric H.
Also flew with Ansett Airways and Guinea Airways
Chenu, Alan Edward
 
Child, A. M.
 
Child, Sidney Everard
 
Christmas, Raymond Stewart 'Ray'
Joined company early 1945. Captain on DC-4 and DC-6s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Clark, A. S.
 
Clarke, B. R. ‘Bert’
Joined company in 1955 as Flight Engineer. Resigned before merger with ANSETT-ANA to join QANTAS. Joined ANSETT-ANA in 1963
Clarke, William Ernest ‘Ernie’
Captain on DC-3s. Killed in the crash of DC-3 VH-CXD on 5/5/1945
Clarson, Alexander Jeffrey 'Jeff'
Ex R.A.A.F. earning the DFC in WWII. Joined the company in 1945 as a First Officer. Seconded to Queensland Ambulance Transport Board, Cairns on an 'as required' basis. Flew souther domestic services with A.N.A. Seconded to K.L.M. to train pilots in Indonesia 1/1957 to 5/1957. Transferred to Garuda Indonesian Airways 5/1957 to 1/1958 training pilots. Returned to ANSETT-ANA in 1960
Clayton, John
Endorsed on Bristol 170 Freighters. Seconded to Air Beef Pty Ltd
Cleary, T.
 
Cloake, Victor ‘Vic’
 
Cole, L. E.
 
Collopy, Frank
Joined the company mid 1936. Captain on DC-2 and DC-3s. Based in Perth late 1936. Transferred to R.A.A.F. during WWII
Collum, David John
Killed in the crash of DC-3 VH-AET on 10/3/1946
Condell, George Alexander
 
Conway, Max F.
 
Cook, A. Harold
Involved in the incident with DH-84 VH-URG 18/2/1937
Cook, Harold Oliver
 
Cook, Tom
Seconded to Queensland Ambulance Transport Board, Cairns on an 'as required' basis
Cooke, Des
 
Cooper, Francis Henry 'Frank'
Previously flew with M.M.A. Joined the company in 1942. Flew Dc-2 and DC-3s mainly to/from Papua New Guinea. Resigned to join T.A.A. in 1946
Cootes, Melville Lyle Robertson
 
Cope, Eric Maxwell 'Max'
Ex R.A.A.F. Joined the company in 1951 as First Officer on DC-3s. Transferred to QAL in 1956
Costello, Benjamin Alexander Gray
Previously flew air taxi and agricultural aircraft. Joined the company 5/1957. First Officer on DC-3 and Bristol 170 Freighters. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Coulter, B.
 
Cowen, Edward Kenneth Vail
 
Cox, Charles ‘Charlie’
Resigned to join QANTAS
Crabb, Alan J.
 
Crens, A. E.
 
Crompton, John Haden
 
Croucher, Norman Walker ‘Norm' or 'Skids'
Previously flew with Airlines of Australia. Captain on DC-2s. Senior Route Captain. Adelaide. Later became the London Manager for the company
Crutchfield, George
 
Currey, Neville Ashley ‘Nev’
Ex R.A.A.F. and civil flying instructor. Joined the company 12/9/1955 as First Officer on DC-3s. Tansferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Dalrymple, John Hew
Ex R.A.A.F. Joined the company on discharge 4/1/1945. Flew at least DC-2 and DC-3s. Resigned later seeing service with various overseas airlines including Japan Air Lines as Senior Line Captain, Middle East Airlines and Aer Lingus. Also flew with British Aircraft Corp
Dalton, D.
 
Daly, Joe
 
Daman, Paul
First Officer in 1945
Dapple, A.
 
Davies, Richard William ‘Dick’
Ex R.A.A.F. Captain on DC-4s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Davies, Peter Roach Propert
 
Davis, James Peter
 
Davis, Stuart Scott
Ex R.A.A.F. Joined the company in 1950. Flew DC-3 and Bristol 170 Freighters. Resigned in 1954 to join T.A.A. then Cathay Pacific. Joined ANSETT-ANA in 1960
Dawe, John Keynes
Joined after W W II. Resigned to join T.A.A.
Dawson, Franklin Heathcote
Resigned in 1946
Deed, Arnold Winwood
 
Deignan, Lloyd Charles ‘Digger’
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Delany, John D.
 
Dennis, Ian Strickland
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Dennis, Roy Strickland ‘Torchy’
First Officer on DC-3s. Captain on Bristol 170 Freighters. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
De Paul, Kevin
Purser in 1945
Dickie, John Scott
 
Dickie, T. S.
 
Dickson, Bruce Neville
 
Diprose, Leonard Mervyn 'Len'
Previously flew for W.A.A. and Adelaide Airways. Joined A.N.A. 11/1936 when Adelaide Airways operations were merged. Initially in charge of Adelaide operations but later moved to Melbourne. Became Assistant Flying & Service Superintendent in 1936. Flight Superintendent. Conducted first A.N.A. flight of DC-2 VH-USY 7/11/1936. Captain on DC-2 and DC-3s. Captain on first service of a DC-3 VH-UZJ 10/11/1937. Resigned 2/1939 to join Associated Airlines as their Chief Pilot. Retired from Associated Airlines 30/6/1967
Ditchburn, Desmond Aloysius ‘Des’
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Dixon, Don
Captain. Flew at least DC-5 VHCXC for A.D.A.T.
Dodemaide, Kevin Francis ‘Kev’
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Donegan, P. I.
 
Dowie, Charles Oban ‘Oban’
Captain on DC-3s. Resigned to join T.A.A.
Dowling, J. W.
 
Dowling, Ken
 
Dowling, Maurice Francis
 
Drake, ?
First Officer in 1945
Drummond, John Andrew ‘Jack’
Captain on DC-3s. Killed in the crash of DC-3 VH-ANK on 29/9/1948
Duffy, John Charles
Seconded by Queensland Ambulance Transport Board, Cairns on an 'as required' basis. Captain on DC-3s. Senior Regional Captain, Cairns. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Dumaresq, Lewis Samares ‘Lou’
 
Dunn, ?
Radio Operator 1945
Dunn, Leslie Norman
 
Edgerton, Ulrich G. ‘Edgy’
Joined the company in 1939 as First Officer on DH-86s. Transferred to Guinea Airways. Returned to A.N.A. in 1942 flying C-39, DC-3, DC-4 and DC-5s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Edmends, Leslie Richard
Ex R.A.A.F. (1942 - 1946). Joined the company 5/1954. Flew DC-3, Bristol 170 Freighters and DC-4s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Edwards, L. R.
 
Elliott, Edward ‘Ted’
Previously flew with Air Express. Joined the company 10/2/1955. Seconded by Queensland Ambulance Transport Board, Cairns on an 'as required' basis. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Elliott, Joseph Edward ‘Joe’
Joined the company in 1946 initially flying DC-3s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Elliott, Peter Louis
Flew courier services for A.D.A.T. during WWII
Emmerick, ?
First Officer in 1945
Eneberg, William ‘Bill’
Captain on DC-4s
Engelbach, ?
 
Ensor, John Butler
Navigator
Evans, Arthur Norman
Killed in the crash of DH-86 VH-URT on 2/10/1935
Faine, Richard A. ‘Dick’
Transferred to B.C.P.A.
Farley, H.
 
Farrell, John
First Officer on DC-2s. First Officer on the last flight of DC-2 VH-USY 10/9/1946
Farrell, T. W.
 
Fartch, Alf
Seconded to Air Ceylon as Captain on DC-4s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Fieldhouse, A.
 
Fieldhouse, Harold Wares
 
Fischer, Frank
First Officer on DC-2s. Resigned to join T.A.A.
Fisher, V.
 
Fletcher, Edward ‘Ted’
 
Fogarty, Reg S.
 
Follett, J.
 
Fordyce, Horace Spencer Wills ‘Bill’
Joined after WWII
Forrester, C.
 
Fountain, C.
 
Francis, Joseph 'Joe'
Previously flew for Holyman's Airways. Captain DC-2s
Franks, Jim
 
Freeland, William Curtis ‘Bill’
Obtain his private pilots license in 1936 at the Ballarat Aero Club. To R.F.D.S. at Port Headland flying DH-83. Transferred to Wyndham flying DH-84. Joined the company in 1938 initially as First Officer on DC-2s flying Perth-Adelaide-Perth. Transferred to Melbourne flying DH-89 Melbourne-Flinders Island-Launceston-Devonport-King Island-Melbourne. Promoted to Captain on DC-2s pre WWII. Also flew DC-3, DC-4 and DC-6s. Flew A.N>A. DC-4 services for B.C.P.A. Seconded to Cathay Pacific for crew training. Seconded to Air Ceylon for 3.5 years 1954 to 1957 as Senior Route Captain based at Colombo. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Frewin, Kenneth Moreton ‘Ken’
Captain on DC-2s
Frizell, Thomas Frederick Peter ‘Pete’
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Furness, Eric
Ex R.A.A.F. Joined the company in 1951. Flew DC-4 and DC-6s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Garriock, Alex W. 'Lex'
Joined the company 17/12/1951 as First Officer on DC-3s. Captain DC-3s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger. Later flew with Ansett Airlines of N.S.W. and loaned to Adastra Airways
Gent, Michael 'Mike'
 
Gersekowski, Andrew R. ‘Andy’
 
Gethings, John Rothwell 'Jack'
Previously flew for Airlines of Australia. Operated courier services for A.D.A.T. during WWII. Captain on DH-89 Dragon Rapides and DC-6s
Gethings, Neville 'Nev'
 
Gibbes, Peter John
Previously flew with Holyman's Airways. Joined the company in 1936. Youngest Captain at age 22. To the R.A.A.F. during WWII. Returned to A.N.A. after WWII. Captain on DC-3 and DC-4s. Senior Route Captain - Pacific route based in Honolulu. Seconded to Air Ceylon for DC-4 flight. Later Captain on DC-6 and DC-6Bs. Flight Superintendent. Check Captain. Senior Route Captain and Director of Operations. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Gibson, Austin Clement
Trainee Third Officer. Killed in the crash of DC-3 VH-AET on 10/3/1946
Gibson, Geoffrey O. 'Geoff'
Joined the company 18/1/1951. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger. Transferred to Airlines of New South Wales during 1960
Gifford, Alan George
Resigned to join Southern Airlines (Victoria)
Giles, Roger
 
Gillespie, Desmon A. 'Des'
Captain on DC-3s. Later flew with Guinea Airways, Airlines of South Australia and Connair
Gilmour, Geoff
 
Girault, Ernest Alexander ‘Ernie’
 
Godsell, Robert Charles ‘Bob’
Relief pilot in 1936. Resigned to join the Commonwealth Bank as Captain of DC-3
Goode, Cyril
Seconded from R.A.A.F during W W II as First Officer on courier flights. Killed in the crash of DC-3 VHCDC on 13/11/1945
Gordon, Robert 'Bob'
 
Grant, Leonard Hector 'Len'
First Officer on DC-3 VH-ACB accident 17/2/1942. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Gray, Charles Henry 'Charlie'
Previously flew with Guinea Airways. Joined the company 5/1946. Flew DC-2 and DC-3s. Resigned 11/1946 to join T.A.A. as a DC-4 Flight Captain. Rose to be the Chief Pilot / Flight Superintendent with T.A.A.
Gray, Reginald Frank ‘Reg’
Purser in 1945
Green, A. H.
 
Green, Clarence Reginald ‘Reg’
Joined company after WW II. Training Captain DC-3. Retired due to ill health
Greentree, Jack
Captain. Flew at least C-49 VHCDE for A.D.A.T.
Griffin, Colin N. 'Col'
Endorsed on Bristol 170 Freighters. Seconded to Air Beef Pty Ltd. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Griggs, Frank Morton
 
Groser, Adrian Charles Noel
First Officer on DC-4s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Groves, Keith Grayson
 
Hack, O. S.
Flew courier services for A.D.A.T. during WWII including the DC-5 VHCXC
Hack, Stewart Greig 'Stu'
Previously flew with Airlines of Australia
Hall, ?
First Officer in 1945
Hall, ? 'Cappy'
 
Halloway, Edward ‘Ed’
 
Ham, N. C.
 
Hammett, A. R. M. ‘Mitch’
 
Hammond, Anthony Hood ‘Tony’
Resigned to join QANTAS
Hancock, William 'Bill'
 
Hants, Cyril Keith ‘Keith’
Ex R.A.A.F. (1942 - 1946 flying Wellingtons and Lancasters) Joined the company in 1947 as First Officer on DC-3s. Later flew DC-4 and DC-6s before becoming a Check Captain on DC-3s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Hardiman, William 'Bob'
 
Harvey, Bruce Lindsay
Joined the company in 1950. Resigned to join K.L.M. Later flew with M.E.A.
Hassard, Ernest Jason 'Jason'
Previously flew with New England Airways and Airlines of Australia. Flew courier flights for A.D.A.T. during WWII. First Officer on DC-3s. Captain on DC-4s (1946) and Bristol 170 Freighters. Seconded to Air Ceylon for DC-4 services. Reached 20,000 flying hours and 1,000,000 milres 9/1/1953. Captain on DC-6s. Awarded the MBE for services to aviation in the January 1957 New Year Honors List. (Had now flown over 23,500 hours). Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Hassard, John Virtue ‘Jack’
Previously flew with New England Airways and Airlines of Australia. Transferred to A.N.A. on merger. Resigned to fly with Aircrafts Pty Ltd in 1946. Rejoined the company in 1947. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Hasselo, Hank T.
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Hayward, Sidney Ormond ‘Sid’
Ex R.A.A.F. and R.A.F. Captain on DC-4s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Heath, William Phillips
Involved in the incident with DH-84 VH-URG 17/7/1037
Heikoop, William J. 'Bill'
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Henau, Bart
Trainee Pilot
Herbert, G.
 
Hickcox, Warren S.
Ex U.S. Navy Pilot 1943 - 1947. Joined the company in 1947 as a First Officer. Resigned to return to the United States in 1950. Later joined ANSETT-ANA
Hicks, Neville 'Nev'
Seconded by Queensland Ambulance Transport Board, Cairns on an 'as required' basis
Hill, Charles Nelson ‘Nelson’
Ex R.A.A.F. Joined the company 10/1945. First Officer on DC-2 and DC-3s. Resigned to Airlines (W.A.) in 1946
Hill, Edward Donald 'Ted'
 
Hill, William Francis ‘Billy’
Operated courier services for A.D.A.T. during WWII. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Hobson, John
 
Hogan, Wesley George 'Wes'
Operated courier services for A.D.A.T. during WWII. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Holden, Kenneth ‘Ken’
Joined the company in 1952. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Holeczy, Dan
 
Hollaway, Edward 'Ed'
Resigned to join B.C.P.A.
Holt, Richard Tweedy ‘Dick’
Joined after WWII. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Holyman, Dare Maxwell ‘Max’
Seconded to Air Beef Pty Ltd
Holyman, C. M.
Later flew helicopters with Ansett
Holyman, Dare Maxwell 'Max'
Endorsed on Bristol 170 Freighters. Seconded to Air Beef Pty Ltd. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Hooke, John Hobson
Seconded to Air Ceylon for DC-4 flights as Senior First Officer
Hopton, David Henry ‘Dave’ or ‘Hoppy’
Seconded by Queensland Ambulance Transport Board, Cairns on an 'as required' basis. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Horan, Bertram William 'Bert'
Ex R.A.A.F. Joined the company in 1946. Flew DC-2, Bristol 170 Freighters, DC-4 and DC-6s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger. Retired 19/11/1982 having flown some 23,000 hours
Hornibrook, Jack
Seconded from R.A.A.F during W W II as First Officer on courier flights
Hoskins, Peter
Previously flew with Airlines of Australia
Hourigan, Edmund ‘Ted’
Resigned to join B.C.P.A.
Howard, Colin
 
Howe, Gordon
 
Howell, John Robert Eynon
 
Hubbard, Arthur Leonard George
Captain on DC-3s. Sacked by the company after crash of VH-ABR ‘Kanana’ at Yass on 4/10/1948
Hughes, R.
 
Humphries, Henry Noel
Captain on DC-3s
Hunt, Richard ‘Dick’
Seconded to Cathay Pacific Airways
Hunter, R.
 
Ireson, Keith
Radio Operator. Seconded to B.C.P.A. and also to Air Ceylon
Irving, Kenneth Gordon 'Ken'
 
Jackson, Robert E. ‘Bob’
 
Jacobs, Lionel Sydney 'Lonel' or 'Jake'
Captain on DC-3s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
James, I.
 
Jaycock, Lesley Gordon 'Les'
First Officer on DC-4s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Johnson, Lawrence McKenzie ‘Laurie’
Previously flew with Taasmanian Aerial Services and Holyman's Airways. Operations Supervisor and later became the Manager in Melbourne. Resigned. Became President of the Royal Victorian Aero Club 1949 to 1957. Died in 1958
Johnson, T. S.
 
Johnstone, Douglas McDonald ‘Doug’
To Ansett-ANA on merger
Jones, Bertram Raymond ‘Buck’
Joined the company after WWII. Resigned to join K.L.M. Later flew with Garuda Indonesia, Swissair and Trans Mediterranean Airlines.
Jones, Clive
Previously flew with Airlines of Australia. Captain on DC-3s. Was the Senior Route Captain - Cairns. Was the Captain on DC-3 VH-IND during its accident 15/3/1949
Jones, Eric Darcy
Ex R.A.A.F. and Fleet Air Arm. Joined the company after WWII. Flew DC-3s for 6 months. Resigned to join Trans Oceanic Airways
Jones, Roy
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Jones, Vincent George 'Vince'
Ex R.A.A.F. (1/1943 to 5/12/1945). Joined the company 12/1945. Resigned to join T.A.A. 4/3/1949 as Maintenance Engineer
Judd, V. J.
 
Junner, Neil Gibson
 
Keegan, Harold Edward
Ex R.A.A.F. Seconded to A.N.A. To APL in 1943
Kemp, James Robertson ‘Jimmy’
Joined the company in 1938. Joined R.A.A.F. during WWII. Seconded to A.N.A. for courier flights attached to 322 Troop Carrier Wing with U.S.A.F. Captain on DC-4s. Seconded to B.C.P.A. and later Air Ceylon. Senior Regional Captain
Kenna, Herbert V.
First Officer on DC-2s. Killed in the crash of DC-2 VH-ADQ on 4/12/1943
Kennedy, William C. 'Bill'
Ex R.A.A.F. (1940 to 3/1946) Joined the company 3/1946 as company Navigator. Seconded to B.C.P.A. and later Air Ceylon as Navigator. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger as Navigational Officer.
Kessey, John
Joined the company after WWII. Flew DC-2, DC-3 and DC-5s. Became a Captain. Resigned to join T.A.A. Also flew with B.C.P.A., Butler Air Transport (part time) and South Coast Airways (part time). Joined ANSETT-MAL 6/1961
Keys, James Barrington
First Officer on DC-3s. Killed in the crash of DC-3 VH-UZK on 8/11/1948 aged 38.
Killingsworth, Peter ‘Dusty’
Initially a ground engineer for the company. Became a First Officer in 1950/1951. Also flew with Air Beef Pty Ltd
King, Colin
Link Trainer instructor
King, James Cyril ‘Jim’
First Officer on DC-3s
Kinnar, Herbert ‘Herb’
 
Kirkby, Robert J. 'Bob'
Resigned to join T.A.A.
Kirkby, William
 
Kirkman, H. Gayton
Previously flew with Adelaide Airways
Kitchen, Geoffrey Norman 'Geoff'
 
Kloster, Lyn
 
Knowling, John William
Resigned to join B.C.P.A.
Lackey, Raymond Stanley ‘Ray’
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
La Delle, Marcus Edward
Resigned to join B.C.P.A.
Lake, Anthony 'Tony'
 
Lapthorne, Roderick William ‘Rod’
Captain on DC-3s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Laurie, Grant McPherson
Check Captain on DC-3 and Bristol 170 Freighters. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Law, Lloyd
 
Lazzarini, William Peter ‘Bill’
 
Ledbetter, Warren
Seconded to Air Beef Pty Ltd
Ledbetter, John Francis
 
Lee, William R ‘Bunny’
 
Leonard, L. C.
Involved in the incident with DH-84 VH-URG 5/5/1937. Later flew with Goldfields Air Navigation
Lethbridge, Frederick Robert ‘Bob’
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Lewis, Powell
 
Lewis, William Robert Vivian 'Bob'
Previously flew with Guinea Airways. Resigned in 1956 to join K.L.M.
Lindsay, Stanley Arthur
Previously flew with Airflite Pty Ltd. Ex R.A.A.F. (1940 - 1944). Joined the company in 1944. Resigned to join QANTAS. Later flew with Butler Air Transport and ANSETT-ANA
Lister, Charles Thomas George 'Chas'
Ex R.A.A.F. flying Liberators with No 23 Squadron (17/1/1938 - 31/10/1946). Joined the company 17/2/1946. Captain from 9/1946. Flew DC-3, DC-4, DC-6, DC-6B, Bristol 170 Freighters. Training Captain. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Littlewood, Eric John ‘Rick’
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Lockyer, Kenneth Clinton Dudley ‘Ken’
Captain on Lockheed Lodestar. Resigned to join Guinea Air Traders. Later flew DC-3s for Union of Burma Airways
Logan, Cy
 
Lohse, Louis Alfred ‘Lou’
Joined the company in 1938 as an Instructor. Captain on DC-2 and DC-3s. Resigned to join B.C.P.A.
Long, Cecil Marriott ‘Cec’
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Longbottom, William Phillip Gibson
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Loorham, John Matthew
Joined the company 15/3/1954. Captain on at least DC-3s, Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Loughnan, Kenneth Frank ‘Ken’
First Officer on DC-4s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Lovell, Arthur Carrington ‘Skids’
Joined the company in 1937. Captain on DC-2 and C-39s. Senior Route Captain, Melbourne. Captain DC-4 and DC-6s. Training Captain. First Check Captain to be appointed by the Department of Civil Aviation. Chief Pilot from 1950. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Lucas, Raymond 'Ray'
 
Ludbey, Donald Burton 'Don'
Seconded by Queensland Ambulance Transport Board, Cairns on an 'as required' basis
Ludbey, J.
 
Lukes, Ross H.
Endorsed on DC-4s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Lynch, Geoffrey
Joined the company in 1956 as a Flight Engineer. Training Flight Engineer. Check Flight Engineer. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Lynch, Kenneth
 
Macalister, Jack Lyle
Ex R.A.A.F. (1938 - ?). Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
MacGowan, Charles 'Charlie'
 
MacGregor, Tom
 
Mackay, Ernest Richard Robert 'Ernie'
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Mackey, Hugh Lister
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Macklin, Kenneth 'Ken'
 
Madams, J.
 
Madsen, Vernon James 'Jim'
Flew as a supernumery crew member in 1943 whilst completing his commercial licence. Flew with W. R. Carpernter Aerial Service 3/1944. Later assisted in the formation of Curtis Madsen Airways
Maguire, N. L.
 
Maher, Rodney F. 'Rod'
 
Malpass, Arthur Joseph
First Officer on DC-2 and DC-3s
Marsh, Norman John 'Norm' or 'Swampy'
Ex R.A.A.F. (7/1940 - 1946). Joined the company as a First Officer and later promoted to Captain. Flew DC-3, DC-4, DC-6 and DC-6Bs. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Martin, Raymond 'Ray'
 
Maskell, Donald 'Don'
Previously flew with Airlines of Australia
Mason, George
 
Mather, Michael V. 'Mike'
 
Matthews, William R. 'Bill'
Joined the company 10/1/1957. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger. Transferred to Airlines of N.S.W.
McBurnie, Donald Hindle ‘Don’
 
McCulloch, W. R. C.
 
McCune, J. C.
 
McDonald, Bruce
Previously with East West Maintenance 1947 - 1952. Initially joined A.N.A. as Maintenance Engineer in 1952. Became Flight Engineer in 1956 on DC-6s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
McDonald, Sydney B. 'Syd'
Captain on DC-4s
McDonald, William R. 'Bob'
 
McDonnell, Sidney B. 'Sid'
Captain on DC-3s
McDonough, ?
Flight Engineer in 1948
McFadden, Keith P.
 
McFadden, Kevin B.
Previously flew with Airlines of Australia. Flew courier services for A.D.A.T. during WWII. Captain on DC-4s. Check and Training Captain. seconded to B.C.P.A. and Air Ceylon. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
McFarlane, ?
First Officer in 1945
McGregor, Thomas M. 'Tom'
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
McGuire, N. L.
 
McIntyre, John
 
McKeen, E.
 
McKenna, Brian Cyril
Training Captain on DC-3s. Captain on DC-4s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
McKenna, H. V.
 
McKern, Esmond Mayne
 
McLaughlin, Jack
 
McMahon, John C.
Ex R.A.A.F. Initially with A.N.A. in Movement Control Section. Joined Flight Staff 12/1/1952. First Officer on DC-3s 1/1952. First Officer on DC-4s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
McManus, John
 
McMaster, Donald Thomas
 
McPherson, Allan
 
McVey, Richard 'Dick'
 
Mellor, Leslie Harold ‘Les’
Ex R.A.A.F. (1940) and R.A.F. (1941). Joined the company in 1945. Captain on DC-4s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Meredith, William ‘Bill’
 
Miles, Robert Vincent 'Bob'
Ex Royal Victorian Aero Club. Joined the company 4/1943 aas a First Officer on DC-3s. Flew a variety of aircraft types in New Guinea during WWII. Resigned to join the Government Aircraft Factory in 1945. Later flew with Ansett Airways
Miles, T. C.
 
Miller, David Fotheringham ‘Dave’
Ex R.A.A.F. Joined the company 1/1946. First Officer on DC-2 and DC-3s. Promoted to Captain within 18 months. Also held Navigators licence. Training Captain in 1952. Check Captain in 1954. Flew almost 12,000 hours on DC-2 / DC-3 aircraft. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Miller, Edward Raymond 'Ray'
Joined the airline in 1950. First Officer on DC-3s. Left in 1958 to join Qantas
Miller, William A. 'Bill'
 
Moodie, Donald Buchanan 'Don'
Check Captain DC-3 and Bristol 170 Freighters. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Moore, Bert
Endorsed on DC-3s
Moore, Harold Wentworth ‘Harry’
Senior Captain. Flew courier flights to the Philippines from 1945 to 1946. Captain on DC-4s. Resigned to join B.C.P.A.
Moore, L. S.
Radio Operator
Moran-Hilford, Desmond 'Des'
First Officer on Stinson Model A-2W
Morris, Howard R.
Captain on DH-84 Dragons
Morris, Philip Scott
Previously flew with Queensland Airlines. Retired. Later joined T.A.A.
Morrissey, William ‘Bill’
Seconded from Douglas Aircraft Company for ferry flights and pilot training
Mossman, Alan Alfred
 
Munro, Andrew Fraser ‘Andy’
Previously flew with Airlines of Australia. First Officer on DC-2 and DC-3s. Operated courier services for the A.D.A.T. Became Senior Route Captain, Brisbane. Resigned to join the National Instrument Company
Murdock, Norman Daniel ‘Norm’
Ex R.A.A.F. (1941). Joined the company in 1943. Flew Stinson Tri-Motors, DC-2, DC-3, DC-4, DC-5, DC-6 and DC-6Bs. Flew A.N.A.s DC-4 Pacific Ocean route and Air Ceylon DC-4s to London as a Captain. Captain on DC-4, DC-6 and DC-6Bs. Check and Training Captain on DC-6Bs. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Murn, Alan Leigh
Ex R.A.A.F. Joined the company 2/1944. Captain obn Stinson Model A-2Ws. Killed in the crash of Stinson VH-UYY on 31/1/1945, aged 27. Had flown over 1,600 hours
Murtagh, Leon Francis
 
Neale, J.
 
Neve, Ron
 
Newman, ?
First Officer in 1945
Newnham, Robert
Resigned from the company to join M.M.A. 10/1955
Nicholas, C. R.
 
Nicholls, Keith McLaren
Captain on DC-6s
Oglesby, John T.
Captain on DC-3s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
O’Hagan, John J.
Joined the company 5/1951. Resigned to join Guinea Airways
O’Neill, E. H.
 
O’Neill, Michael ‘Mick’
 
Openshaw, Orville D.
Originally from New Zealand. Joined to company 8/1944. First Officer on Stinson Model A-2W, Killed in the crash of Stinson VH-UYY on 31/1/1945, aged 35.
Ottaway, Richard Kent 'Dick'
 
Padgett, Norman Gunn
Seconded from the R.A.A.F. during WWII as a First Officer on courier flights based at Essendon. By 1/1943 he was flying DH-89s to the islands in Bass Strait. Did two tours with the R.A.A.F.
Palmer, Bryan
Purser migrant flights circa 1948
Pannell, B.
 
Parker, Noel
 
Parker, Roy I.
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Parker, William Brown 'Bill'
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Parkin, D.
 
Parkin, Robert 'Bob'
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Parr, Geoffrey 'Geoff'
 
Parsons, Leonard Ernest
 
Patch, Stan
Seconded to Air Ceylon. Resigned to join Swissair
Patrick, Dennis
 
Patterson, Frederick Thomas ‘Freddie’
Chief Pilot. Captain on DC-2, DC-3, DC-4, Bristol 170 Freighter and DC-6s. Was Assistant Operations Superintendent. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Peake, C. W.
 
Pearce, E. J.
Flew with A.N.A. pre WWII. Transferred to Airlines (W.A.)
Pennycuick, Peter James Edward
Resigned in 1951 to join T.A.A.
Perry, Thomas Allan
 
Phillips, Des
 
Pierce, Alan
 
Pierce, John
 
Pink, William Clement 'Bill'
 
Pinwill, William 'Bill'
Radio Operator
Piper, ?
First Officer in 1945
Player, Reginald Ralph 'Reg'
Resigned to join QANTAS
Pitt, Bob
 
Polley, Vernon ‘Vern’
 
Pollock, James Carr
Previously flew with Airlines of Australia
Poole, Brian Henry
 
Porteous, Ian G.
 
Porter, John Richard 'Pop'
Ex R.A.A.F. Coastal Command No 612 Squadron flying Sunderlands). Joined the company in 1945. First Officer on DC-2 and DC-3s. Captain on DC-3, DC-4, DC-6 and DC-6Bs. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Potter, Alan
 
Pratt, Charles Daniel 'Charlie'
Ex R.F.C. Latef flew with Ray Parer in New Guinea with various airlines. Joined the company in 1942 flying DC-2 and DC-3s. Training Captain. Retired early 1947 as what was believed to then be the oldest airline captain in the British Commonwealth
Presgrave. John Melville

Previously flew with Holyman's Airways. Flew DC-2 on his first day with A.N.A. Flew DH-83, DH-84, DH-86 (1937), DH-89, DC-2, DC-3 and DC-5s. Resigned to join Ansett Airways 9/1938. Rejoined A.N.A. mid 1944. Conducted the survey flight to the U.S. in 1946 for the planned B.C.P.A. service. Seconded to B.C.P.A. until 1948. Seconded to fly Air Ceylon services in 1949. Transferred to Colombo in 1952 as Senior Pilot. Seconded to Cathay Pacific Airways 9/1949 to ferry DC-4 PH-TLO and to train flight crews based in Hong Kong. Returned to A.N.A. 5/1953 flying DC-4, DC-6 and DC-6Bs Senior Route Captain, Brisbane in 1954 and in charge of operations Brisbane-Cairns. Assistant Flight Superintendent, Melbourne. Check Captain. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger

Pring, Phillip
Trainee Pilot. Killed in the crash of DC-2 VH-UYC on 25/10/1938
Probyn, Richard ‘Dick’
 
Purvis, George Henry ‘Harry’
Previously flew with Airlines of Australia. Initially a pilot on A.N.A.'s Melboiurne-Sydney services
Ramsay, Alan Michael
Flew courier services for A.D.A.T. Captain on DC-4s. Seconded to Air Ceylon for DC-4 flights. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Rawlings, Clive
 
Rawson, A.
 
Rawson, Hayden Selby
Killed in the crash of DC-3 VHCDC on 13/11/1945
Rawsthorne, R. J. ‘Peter’
Resigned to join Associated Airlines
Ray, Vernon
 
Rea, Alan Maurice
Ex R.A.A.F. Joined the company in 1945. Seconded to B.C.P.A. and later Air Ceylon.
Resigned in 1952 and formed Flinders Island Airlines.
Rees, Aubrey Walter 'Aub'
 
Reeve, Frederick Aidan
 
Reeve, Willis L. B.
 
Reid, Alan
 
Reid, Gordon J. B.
 
Richards, Keith L.
First Officer on DC-2s
Rickie, ?
 
Riesen, Fred
 
Roberts, Eric
 
Robertson, John W.
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Robbins, Arthur Bond
 
Rodgers, Leonard Edmund Bartlett ‘Barry’
 
Rooke, Neville St. Roque 'Nev'
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Ross, Walter ‘Wal’
Flight Engineer
Rowell, Robert George 'Bob'
Joined the company in November 1947. Flew DC-3s whilst based in Cairns. Seconded to Queensland Ambulance Transport Board, Cairns on an 'as required' basis. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Rushworth, Ian
Captain on Bristol 170 Freighters. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Russell, R. M.
Captain on Bristol 170 Freighters
Sands, Roy
 
Savage, Gordon Walter
Ex R.A.A.F. (1937 - 27/10/1945). Joined the company as a Senior Pilot after being demobilised. after being demobilised. Resigned after 6 months to join K.L.M. before joining T.A.A. in 1947
Saville, Donald 'Don'
 
Sawtell, Francis Arthur 'Frank'
 
Schumann, Ernest 'Ernie'
Joined the company 7/3/1954. First Officer on DC-3s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger. Later flew with Airlines of N.S.W.
Scoles, John G.
Joined the company 18/9/1950. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger. Retired 1987
Scott, Clarence Hewitt ‘Clarrie’
Joined the company in 1936. Captain on DC-3s. Flight Superintendent
Scott-Morris, P.
 
Seabourne, Douglas George
Seconded from the R.A.A.F. during WWII as a First Officer on courier flights
Secombe, Douglas 'Doug'
Operated courier services for A.D.A.T. Captain on DC-4s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Shaw, Jack
 
Shedden, Colin
 
Shelton, Harold L. ‘Harry’
Joined the company in 1938. Resigned to join Guinea Airways in 1941. Returned to A.N.A. at a later stage becoming A.N.A. Test Pilot. Captain on DC-3s. Sacked by company after crash of VH-UZJ ‘Kyilla’ on 29/12/1948
Shersby, Kelvin Thomas Edward ‘Kev’
Previously flew with Airlines of Australia and R.A.A.F. Reserve in 1939. Operated courier flights for A.D.A.T. Endorsed to fly DC-2, DC-3, DC-4, DC-5, DC-6, Stinson Model A Tri-motors and Stinson A2Ws. Assistant Senior Route Captain. Was the first Check Captain appointed by A.N.A. Training Captain on DC-4 and DC-6s. Retired in 1955 on medical grounds. Had flown over 18,300 hours
Shipard, Mervyn Charles ‘Merve’
 
Shortland, Cliff
 
Simes, Ray F.
 
Simpson, Len
 
Simpson, W.
 
Small, William Joseph ‘Bill’
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Smith, Brian
 
Smith, Edward J. ‘Ted’
Ex R.A.A.F. Seconded to A.N.A. in 9/43 on attachment to 322 Troop Carrier Wing as a First Officer flying DC-2, DC-3, C-47, C-49 and C-50 aircraft on courier flights.
Promoted to DC-3 Captain 6/1945. Later flew DC-4, DC-6, Convair CV-340 and CV-440ss. Transferred to Ansett-ANA on merger
Smith, F. Neville ‘Nev’
First Officer on DC-4s
Smith, H. B.
 
Smith, Les
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Smith, Neville
 
Smith, Peter
 
Smith Robert P. ‘Bob’
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Smithson, John R.
 
Southwell, Brian Robert
Also flew with Butler Air Transport
Speirs, John
 
Spence, Alexander Walter ‘Alec’
Previously flew with Airlines of Australia. Captain on DC-4
Spence, Thomas William ‘Tommy’
Killed in the crash of DC-3 VH-AET on 10/3/1946
Spurr, Colin W. ‘Col’
 
Stanton, Ronald Spencer 'Ron'
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Steele, Kenneth William ‘Ken’
Ex Royal Aero Club of Victoria and Royal Aero Club of W.A. Joined the company in 1937. Check and training Captain. Transferred to Guinea Airways in 1938. Resigned to join the R.A.A.F. in 1940. Returned to Guinea Airways after WWII. Transferred to A.N.A. 8/1945. Posted in Perth in 1945 becoming the Senior Route Captain W.A. Seconded to Cathay Pacific in 1953 to check and train flight crews. Resigned to join Cathay Pacific
Steen, Alan J.
First Officer on DC-2s. Killed in the crash of DC-2 VH-UYC on 25/10/1938
Sterndale, John Thomas
Endorsed on DC-4s. Resigned to join Swissair
Stewart, D.
 
Still, James Archibald 'Jim'
Joined the company after W W II. Captain on DC-6s. Transferred to Airlines of South Australia
Strother, Ian B.
 
Sutton, Clement Clarence
 
Tait, Ronald Grainger 'Ron'
Resigned to join Guinea Airways
Tardent, Ronald 'Ron'
Flew at least DC-3s
Taylor, Percival Thomas Lewellyn ‘Lyn’ or ‘Sqizzy’
Previously flew with Holyman's Airways and Airlines of Australia. Captain on DC-2 and DC-3s. Senior Regional Captain, Sydney in 1936. Senior Route Captain, Brisbane in 1936. Operated courier services for A.D.A.T. Was in charge of charter services from Brisbane to the South West Pacific area in conjunction with the 5th S.S.A.A.F. Flight Superintendent from late 1945. Senior Regional Captain, Brisbane. Captain on DC-4 and DC-6s. Became Operations Superintendent. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Taylor, Walter James ‘Wal’
Joined the company 1/1946. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Telford, Stanley James ‘Stan’
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Terrel, Alan
 
Terrell, Michael T. ‘Mike’
Joined the company 16/5/1953 as ground staff. Transferred to flying staff in 1957. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Theobald, Leo
 
Theodore, Norman George
 
Thom, G.
Killed in the crash of DC-3 VH-INI on 12/12/1960
Thomas, K. M.
 
Thomas, R.
Chief Check Captain. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger. Killed in the crash of DC-3 VH-INI on 12/12/1960
Thompson, Claude Henry Carey
 
Thompson, J.
 
Thomson, Robert Maxwell Denton 'Bob'
Joined the company after W W II. Captain on DC-4s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Thorn, John Rowland Beresford 'Bob'
 
Tiller, Col
 
Totolos, Donald George
Captain on DC-2s. Was the Captain for last flight of DC-2 VH-USY on 10/9/1946
Tovel, Edward 'Ted'
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Tovell, Richard J.
 
Treloar, R.
 
Trezise, Percy
Seconded to Air Beef Pty Ltd in 1950. Seconded to Queensland Ambulance Transport Board, Cairns on an 'as required' basis. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Trevitt, Victor Maurice
Second Officer. Killed in the crash of DC-4 VH-ANA on 26/6/1950
Tunstall, Samuel Sydney Moss ‘Moss’
First Officer on DC-3s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Turner, James Henry ‘Jim’
 
Turner, A.
 
Turner, James Henry 'Panicky Jim'
Previously flew with Airlines of Australia. First Officer on DC-3s. Captain on Lockheed Lodestars and DC-2s
Turner, Robert
Ex R.A.A.F. Joined the company in 1956. Resigned to join Guinea Airways 10/1957
Tweedie, Ian
Seconded from R.A.A.F during W W II as a First Officer on courier flights.
Vine, Edgar Roy ‘Roy’
Check Captain DC-4s
Virtue, Keith Allison
Uncle of Jason Hassard. Previously flew with Airlines of Australia. Resigned 11/1946 to join Aircrafts Pty Ltd. Rejoined the company 1/1947. Endorsed on DC-4s on return to company. Endorsed on DC-6s 9/1954. Resigned 2/1955 after making a wheels-up landing at Eagle Farm in DC-4 VH-ANF 15/11/1954
Vivian, Paul
 
Wales, Alexander William ‘Alec’
Flight Captain DC-4s. Captain on DC-6s. Seconded to Cathay Pacific Airwaya
Wanner, L.
 
Warlow-Davies, Harry
Ex R.A.A.F. Joined the company in 1944. Captain on DC-3s. Killed in the crash of DC-3 VH-UZK on 8/11/1948 - aged 27. Had flown over 5,000 hours
Warner, A. L.
 
Warwick, John W.
Previously flew with Guinea Airways
Watson, Keith Gordon
 
Watt, Colin Hugh
Ex R.A.A.F. Joined the company 10/1944. Flew DC-2, Dc-3, DC-4 and DC-6s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Watt, Robert Arnott 'Bob'
Captain on DH-89 Dragon Rapides
Watts, Douglas Kent 'Doug'
First Officer on DC-4s
Watts, Ross Stephen
Previously flew with Airlines (W.A.) Ltd. Joined the company 11/1948 as First Officer on DC-4s. Licenced Flight Navigator. Seconded for Air Ceylon services as Junior First Officer on DC-4s. Resigned 112/1950 to rejoin Airlines (W.A.) Ltd. Transferred to M.M.A.
Watts, Roy
 
Waxman, John Aubrey 'Pinky'
Previously flew with Southern Airlines and R.A.A.F. Joined the company in late 1945 as a trainee pilot but resigned after 2 weeks. Joined Cathay Pacific Airways
Waxman, Joseph Herbert ‘Joe’
Ex R.A.A.F. Joined the company 11/1945 as First Officer on DC-2s. First Officer on DC-2, DC-3 and DC-4s. Granted Flight Navigators Licence in 1948. Captain on DC-3s in 1950. Captain on Bristol 170 Freighters. Seconded to Air Beef Pty Ltd. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Way, Douglas Rowntree ‘Doug’
Previously flew with New England Airways and Airlines of Australia. Captain on DC-2, Stinson Model A-2W and DC-4s. Flew with 322nd Troop Carrier Wing during WWII transporting allied troops to Darwin and New Guinea. Seconded to Air Ceylon as Check Captain on DC-4s. Senior Route Captain, Brisbane. Senior Route Captain, Melbourne (DC-4s). Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Webb, A. C. D. ‘Mick’
Joined the company mid 1936. Captain on DC-2s. Killed in the crash of DC-2 VH-UYC on 25/10/1938
Webb, John Lobb Gibson
First Officer on DC-3s
Wedgwood, Donald 'Don'
 
Wensor, Raymond Ernest ‘Ray’
Ex R.A.A.F. (1943 - 1945). Joined the company 3/12/1945. Flew DC-2, DC-3, DC-4 and Bristol 170 Freighters. Became a Captain 29/9/1950. Seconded to Air Beef Pty Ltd. Check Captain on DC-3 and Bristol 170 Freighters. Flight Captain on Bristol 170 Freighters. Licenced Navigator. Endorsed Captain for Flight Test and Acceptance flights post overhaul. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger. Also flew with Ansett Flying Boat Services
Weston, Raymond G.
Captain on DH-89 Dragon Rapides. Killed in the crash of DH-89A VH-UXZ on 29/5/1942
Weston, Raymond
Ex R.A.A.F., R.A.F. and Guinea Airways. Resigned from the company in 1956 to join Garuda Indoneasia. Later flew with Airlines of South Australia
Wheaton, John Philip Henry
 
Wheaton, Malcolm Hedley 'Mal'
Seconded from R.A.A.F during W W II as First Officer on courier flights
Whiteman, John M.
Captain on DC-3s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Whittington, ?
 
Whyte, G. R.
Previously flew with M.M.A
Widmer, Ronald ‘Ron’
Ex R.A.A.F. Joined the company in 1945 flying DC-2s and C-39s. Resigned to join T.A.A. in 1946
Willis, Raymond Harris
First Officer on DC-4s. Killed in the cradh of DC-4 VH-ANA on 26/6/1950
Wilson, John Harold Dean
 
Wilson, Lloyd G.
Joined company after WWII. Retired on medical grounds
Wilson, Paul Dean
 
Wilson, W. L.
 
Windle, William Harold ‘Bill’
Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Withecombe, John Ernest
Joined the R.A.A.F. in 1941. Joined the company in 1945 as a First Officer. Flew DC-2, DC-3, DC-5, and DC-4s. Captain on DC-6s. Ferried DC-6 VH-INW from the U.S.A. Check Captain on DC-6s. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Woodgate, Frederick John 'John'
Captain on Lockheed Lodestars. Transferred to ANSETT-ANA on merger
Woods, George Alexander
 
Woods, J.
 
Woolley, Ivan
First Officer on DC-6s
Young, Thomas Robert 'Tom' or 'Tommy'
Originally an aero fitter with the R.A.A.F. in 1921. Held Airline Transport Pilots Licence 15. Flew with New England Airways and Airlines of Australia. Joined the company before WWII. During the war he was loaned to the Department of Aircraft Production as Chief Test Pilot for the Beaufort Vivision. Returned to A.N.A. after the war. Transferred to Butler Air Transport in 1946 at the request of Ivan Holyman to take over as B.A.T.'s Chief Pilot and Operations Manager
   

The initial list was compiled by Gil White with later additions supplied by Fred Niven