Vale ~ Rick Weatherall.

Rick was tragically killed on 27 November, 2008, when the tilt-train which he was driving, collided with a semi-trailer at a level crossing over the Bruce Highway two kilometres north of the Cardwell Range in North Queensland.

During his RAAF service, Rick was a loadmaster on both Iroquois and Blackhawk aircraft with 5 and 9 Squadrons and later with 5 Aviation Regiment in Townsville.