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  • Alexander VOEVODIN


    Peter Epps
    • Regimental Number: QX33813
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    Alex enlisted in Citizen Military Force (Reserve) on 31 Dec 1941 and posted to 15th Garrison Battalion. He transferred to the A.I.F. on 8 Aug 1942 and was posted to 1st Australian Commando Training squadron on 25 Feb 1943. After training he joined the unit on 15 May 1943 and embarked with the unit for New Guinea aboard S.S. “DUNTROON” on 17 Jun 1943 as a Trooper in No 6 Section, “B” 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 6 Section, “B” Troop. He transferred to 29/46th Infantry Battalion on 26 Dec 1945 and returned to Australia aboard “GEORGETOWN VICTORTY” on 4 Feb 1946. He was discharged on 16 Apr 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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    Edited by Peter Epps

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