COR­PO­RAL MARK DON­ALD­SON VC

Balonne Beacon - - NEWS -

The boy from Dorrigo who trans­formed him­self from re­bel­lious teen to one of Aus­tralia’s most dec­o­rated veter­ans when he re­ceived the first Vic­to­ria Cross to be awarded since Viet­nam. The 39-year-old joined the ADF in 2002 and served most of his ca­reer in the SAS. The fa­ther-of-two worked closely with Voodoo Medics and was treated by them dur­ing his sev­eral tours of Afghanistan.

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