Murvin (Spud) embarked with the unit for New Guinea aboard S.S. “DUNTROON” on 17 Jun 1943 as a Trooper in No 5 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 5 Section, “B” Troop.
He was discharged on 14 Jun 1946.
Murvin enlisted into the 9th Battalion, Morton Regiment, Citizen Military Forces in 1953, he attained the rank of Warrant Officer Class 2, was awarded a Long Service Good Conduct Medal and retired in 1970 with Honorary rank of Warrant Officer Class 1
Edited by Peter Epps