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  • Robert Coleman NOAKES

    Peter Epps
    • Regimental Number: NX54698

    Robert enlisted on 18 Nov 1941 and posted to 2/11th Armoured Car Regiment on 4 Dec 1941. Transferred to 32nd Australian Infantry Training Battalion on 8 Aug 1944, then posted to 1st Australian Commando Training Squadron on 27 Nov 1944. He joined the unit on 31 Jan 1945 and embarked for New Britain aboard “TAROONA” on 9 Apr 1945 with the unit as a Trooper in No 4 Section, “B” Troop. He transferred to 53rd Port Craft Company on 26 Dec 1945 and returned to Australia aboard “DUNTROON” on 1 Mar 1946 and was discharged on 20 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 "S.W.Pacific".



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    ASM 45-75.JPG

    Edited by Peter Epps


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