Adrian Philip Goldsmith
Adrian Philip (Tim) Goldsmith (1921 - 1961), by unknown photographer, c1944, courtesy of Australian War Memorial. NWA0255. .Image Details
GOLDSMITH, ADRIAN PHILIP ('TIM') (1921-1961), public servant, airman and business-manager, was born on 25 April 1921 at Waverley, Sydney, second son of Sidney Goldsmith, a native-born clerk who became a timber merchant, and his wife Philippa Mary, née Scott-Coward, from England. Called 'Tim' by his mother, he was educated at Newington College and—after the family shifted to Avoca Beach during the Depression—at Gosford High School. In July 1937 he took a job as a clerk in the New South Wales Department of Works and Local Government.
On 16 September 1940 Goldsmith enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force and trained as a pilot. In June 1941 he was sent to England where he served briefly as a sergeant pilot in No.234 and No.242 squadrons, Royal Air Force. He ...Read more at the source website