Raymond (George) was an original member of the unit, embarking aboard “S.S. ZEALANDIA” on 8 Dec 1941 for Timor as a Private, in No 5 Section, “B” Platoon.
After the campaign on Timor, he embarked with the unit, for Australia aboard the Royal Dutch destroyer “Tjerk Hiddes” on either 11 Dec 1942 or 16 Dec 1942, as the embarkation rolls do not differentiate.
He transferred to 2/7th Infantry battalion in Jul 1943 and was wounded at Balikpapan, Borneo, 1 Jul 1945
He was discharged on 21 Jan 1946.