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  • Norman Isaac Valentine GASKIN


    Peter Epps
    • Regimental Number: DX508

    Norman enlisted on 31 May 1940 and was posted to 2/1st Medium Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery, (RAA)as a Gunner on 2 Jul 1940. He transferred to 2/13th Field Regiment on 15 Oct 1940 and embarked for the Middle East on 1 Sept 1941 and returned to Australia on 31 Mar 1942.

    After training at 1st Australian Commando Training Battalion from 22 Apr 1943, he joined the 2/2nd on 15 May 1943 and he embarked with the unit for New Guinea as a Trooper in No 9 Sect, “C” Troop aboard S.S. “DUNTROON” on 17 Jun 1943 and he flew back to Australia on 24 Aug 1944.

    He attended the Army School Australian Motor training Depot and qualified at "No 108 Course, D & M Wheeled" on 31 Mar 1945. 

    He was discharged on 28 Nov 1945.

    He was entitled to the 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, Pacific Star, War Medal and Australian Service Medal 1939-45, pictured below.

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