Donald was an Australian Army Lieutenant in Malaria Control in Rabaul in 1947. In that year he resigned from the Army and joined the PNG administration as Health Inspector at Lae. He retired from the Administration in 1973 and worked for the Lae City Council in the capacity of Senior Health Inspector until 1980. He was active in the Lae community taking a keen personal interest in the indigenous employees he supervised. He was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 1981 for public and community service in Papua New Guinea.
(1918 – 2008)