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  • Malcolm Ian McLean LINDSAY


    Peter Epps
    • Regimental Number: NX121804

    Malcolm enlisted in the Citizens Military Force (Reserve) on 29 May 1938 with Service No 266157 and posted to 30th Battalion. When the Reserve was re-organized he was given a new Service No N18318 on 15 Dec 1941. He transferred to the A.I.F. on 14 Sept 1942 and transferred to Signals, 3rd Australian Corps on 30 Sept 1942. He was posted to 1st Australian Commando Training Battalion on 25 Feb 1943 and joined the 2/2nd on 15 May 1943.

    He embarked with the unit for New Guinea aboard “DUNTROON” on 17 Jun 1943 as a Trooper in No 9 Section, “C” Troop and returned to Australia with them aboard “TAROONA” on 3 Sept 1944. After leave and reorganization, he embarked for New Britain aboard “TAROONA” on 9 Apr 1945 with the unit as a Trooper in No 9 Section, “C” Troop.

    He transferred to 53rd Port Craft Company on 26 Dec 1945, then to 44th Port Landing Craft Company on 2 Feb 1946 and then to 13th Small Ships Company on 11 Feb 1946.

    He returned to Australia on 14 Mar 1946 and was discharged on 17 May 1946.

    He was entitled to the 1939-45 Star, Pacific Star, War Medal and Australian Service Medal 1939-45, pictured below. He is now also entitled to the Australian Service Medal 1945-75 with a clasp

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    Edited by Peter Epps


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