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  • Horace Maxwell WARREN


    Peter Epps
    • Regimental Number: TX3837

    Horace enlisted on 16 Jul 1940 and was posted to 2/40th Battalion. He was appointed Acting Lance Corporal on 6 Dec 1940 and Corporal on 21 Mar 1941. He embarked for Timor on 8 Dec 1941 and joined the 2/2nd on Timor as a Corporal from 2/40th Battalion, after the fall of Koepang, approx. March 1942. He was one of the former Koepang men, who moved to the village of Mape for intensive commando training and, on 8 May 1942, they were formed into a new Platoon, "D" Platoon under the command of Lieutenant Turton and later under Lt Doig. He was medevac'd to Australia on 22 Aug 1942 and was discharged on 21 Feb 1943.

    He was entitled to the 1939-45 Star, Pacific Star, Defence Medal, War Medal and Australian Service Medal 1939-45, pictured below.

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    Edited by Peter Epps


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