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  • George Robertson MATHIESON


    Peter Epps
    • Regimental Number: NX107668

    George enlisted in the Citizens Military Force (Reserve) with Service No N480065 on 20 Dec 1941 and posted to 41st Infantry Battalion. He transferred to Head Quarters, 32nd Infantry Brigade on 3 Feb 1942. 

    He transferred to the A.I.F. on 1 Aug 1942 and posted to Guerrilla Warfare School, Foster, Victoria on 24 Sept 1942. He was posted to 1st Australian Commando Training Battalion on 22 Dec 1942 and promoted Acting Corporal on 28 Dec 1942. He reverted to Private at his own request on 1 Feb 1943 and embarked for New Guinea aboard "CANBERRA" on 2 Feb 1943.

    He joined the 2/2nd on 25 Jun 1943 and returned to Australia aboard "KATOOMBA" on 12 Apr 1944. He was discharged on 19 Dec 1945.

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

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    Edited by Peter Epps


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