Jack ‘flabbergasted’ by Australia Day OAM honour
WHEN he first heard of the honour, Raymond 'Jack' McDonough said: "I was flabbergasted. You don't expect this kind of thing. You don't do it for acclaim, you do it for your community," he said.
His key achievements include:
Honorary Secretary, Kyogle RSL sub-Branch
Trustee, Kyogle RSL sub-Branch
Welfare Officer Kyogle RSL & Legacy
Delegate to Far North Coast District Council (RSL)
RSL Delegate to Association of Far North Coast Ex-services Organisations Inc
Kyogle RSL sub-Branch representative and committee member, Northern Rivers Military Museum project
Honorary Secretary, Kyogle Division of Legacy
Vice President/Membership Secretary, 41 Infantry Battalion Association Inc
Vice Chairman 41 Battalion Museum Committee
Chairman/Treasurer, Northern Rivers Care Connections
Administrator, Kyogle RSL Border Ranges Day Club
Life Member Kyogle Amateur Swimming Club
Served in the Army Reserve for 36 years with the 41st Infantry Battalion, Lismore.