|Peter Stuart Isaacson|
Flight Lieutenant Isaacson with Lancaster Q-for-Queenie, 1943
|Born||31 July 1920|
|Died||7 April 2017 (aged 96)|
|Service/branch||Royal Australian Air Force|
|Years of service||1940–46 (RAAF)|
1946–69 (RAAF Reserve)
|Unit||RAF Bomber Command|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
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.
References[change | change source]
- Cunningham, Melissa (8 April 2017). "Tributes flow for Australian publisher Peter Isaacson". The Age. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 8 April 2017.