Peter Isaacson

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Peter Stuart Isaacson
Flight Lieutenant Isaacson with Lancaster Q-for-Queenie, 1943
Born(1920-07-31)31 July 1920
London, England
Died7 April 2017(2017-04-07) (aged 96)
Melbourne, Australia
AllegianceAustralia
Service/branchRoyal Australian Air Force
Years of service1940–46 (RAAF)
1946–69 (RAAF Reserve)
RankWing Commander
UnitRAF Bomber Command
Battles/warsWorld War II
Awards
Other workPublisher

Peter Stuart Isaacson, AM, DFC, AFC, DFM (31 July 1920 – 7 April 2017) was an Australian publisher and decorated military pilot.

Isaacson was owner of Peter Isaacson Publications, the publisher of various trade publications and suburban newspapers including the Southern Cross and the Sunday Observer in Melbourne.

During World War II, he served in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) as a pilot with RAF Bomber Command and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Force Cross and the Distinguished Flying Medal.

Issaacson died on 7 April 2017 at the age of 96, following a short illness in Melbourne, Australia. He was survived by his sons; Anne had died the year before.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Cunningham, Melissa (8 April 2017). "Tributes flow for Australian publisher Peter Isaacson". The Age. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 8 April 2017.