George enlisted on 26 Feb 1942 and was posted to 48th Infantry Battalion on 3 Apr 1942 and transferred to 108th Anti Aircraft Regiment on 11 Sept 1942. He was posted to 1st Australian Commando Training Squadron on 6 Mar 1943 and joined the unit on 15 May 1943. He embarked with the unit for New Guinea aboard S.S. “DUNTROON” on 17 Jun 1943 as a Trooper. He was Medevac by plane to Australia on 2 Sept 1944.
He was discharged on 11 Oct 1945.
He was entitled to the 1939-45 Star, Pacific Star, War Medal and Australian Service Medal 1939-45, pictured below.
Edited by Peter Epps