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Malcolm Edwin Abbott was the superintendent of the Seventh-day Adventist Mission in New Guinea when he was taken as a civilian internee during World War II in Rabaul, New Guinea, and subsequently lost his life at the age of 33.

John Frederick Allen was a pastor in Queensland, Australia.

Albert William Anderson was an Australian pastor, editor, writer, and administrator who served the Church in the Australasian Division.

Clifford Russell Anderson was an evangelist, medical doctor, church administrator, and published author.

Stanley and Nancy Atkins were appointed to mission service in the Solomon Islands and New Guinea. As a consequence of the Japanese invasion of New Guinea, Stanley Atkins lost his life at Vunapope, East New Britain, New Guinea.

Since 1898 many Seventh-day Adventists have been buried in the Avondale Memorial Cemetery located on the Avondale Estate, Cooranbong, New South Wales.

Keith Leslie Ballard, an Australian pastor who went to serve in Papua New Guinea, was born on September 23, 1939, in Brisbane, Australia.

Pastor Len Barnard, an Australian national who began working for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in 1933, was best known for his three decades of pioneering missionary work, particularly in Papua New Guinea.

Graham Frederick Barnett was a teacher and school administrator from Australia. While serving on the faculty of Pacific Adventist University in Papua New Guinea he died in an accident on campus.

Lucy Beavis gave 41 years of service as a church school teacher. She taught in small, one-teacher schools, often located in the rear of Adventist churches or in buildings that housed the school during the week and the church on the weekend.

James “Pat” Arthur Bowen Blanch, ministered to the indigenous people of Australia at Mona Mona, in North New South Wales, and later at Kuranda.

Eric Boehm was a Seventh-day Adventist pastor, missionary and church administrator. He was the first president of the Bismarck Solomons Union Mission based in Rabaul, Mandated territory of New Guinea.

Charles Boulting pioneered in Adventist radio broadcasting in Australia in the 1930s.

Tom Bradley served in the South Pacific Division and the Northern Europe Division as an evangelist and in health ministries in the North American Division.

Gordon Branster served the Church for 42 years in the South Pacific Division as a pastor, evangelist, and administrator at the conference and union levels.

Pastor Nelson Burns and his wife, Colina, worked in Australia, New Zealand, India, and Fiji, where Pastor Burns was a greatly respected pastor, evangelist, missionary, and teacher as well as chair of the Bible department at Avondale College for 14 years.

George Burnside was one of the most successful evangelists of his time in the South Pacific Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Pastor Lance Butler was an Australian, an astute financial manager who spent his working life in the service of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. He was treasurer of the Australasian Division for twelve years and then treasurer of the global General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists between 1980 and 1985.

Australian Robert Caldwell was a self-supporting literature evangelist who worked in Singapore, the Malay Peninsula, Thailand, and was the first Seventh-day Adventist missionary in the Philippines. He also worked in Hong Kong, China, and Australia eventually becoming a Bible worker and, for a short time, principal of Avondale College.

Paddy Cannon was the first indigenous Australian to be ordained as a local church elder.