Alex West goes to great lengths to point out he was no hero in the war, just an average bloke keen to do his bit for the country.2004 Apr 24 Alex West1

Alex was interviewed by his local paper in April 2004 in the lead up to ANZAC Day.  To read his story click here.

Horrie was a wonderful sportsman and active in Maryborough sporting clubs and Fire Brigade. 

He also organised 7th Battalion reunions in Maryborough for 30 years with up to 300 people attending in the early days.                  Hubble Horrie

Horrie passed away in 2007 and his obituary gives us an insight into the man and his life.

Bruce Mackenzie served as a signalman during the war, initally with thr 11th Motor Regiment and in 1944 transferred to the 7th Battalion two weeks before they were Mackenzie Bruce in 2008 1posted overseas.

Bruce was interviewed twice by his local paper - once when he turned 90 in 2008 and again in 2009 after returning from a trip to Canberra to participate in the dedication of the 7th Battalion's plaque at the Australian War Memorial. 

Both stories can be read here.