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  • Cecil Charles ANDERSON


    Peter Epps
    • Regimental Number: QX37751
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    Cecil embarked with the unit for New Guinea aboard S.S. “DUNTROON” on 17 Jun 1943 New Guinea as a Trooper in No 1 sect, “A” 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 1 Sect, “A” Troop.

    He was discharged 6 June 1946 but re enlisted for Korea with Service No 2/7271 and served with 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment, from 28 sept 1950 to 8 Nov 1950 and then from 16 May 1951 to 14 Jan 1952.

    He went on to serve in Malaya as a Sergeant with 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment where he was Killed in Action on the 4 Mar 1956 and Mentioned in Despatches, London Gazette, 30 Oct 1956.

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