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  • Percey GREENLAND

    Louis Crossing
    • Regimental Number: TX1550

    Percey enlisted in the Citizens Military Forces (Reserves) on 14 nDec 1939 and posted to 6th Garrison Battalion.  He transferred to the A.I.F. on 27 May 1940 and was posted to 2/40th Battalion. He embarked for Timor on 8 Dec 1941 and joined the 2/2nd on Timor from 2/40 Battalion, after the fall of Koepang, approx March 1942. He was medevac from Betano to Australia on 25 Oct 1942 and after medical treatment he was posted to 2/12th Battalion on 19 Jun 1943. He embarked with them for New Guinea aboard "KATOOMBA" on 17 Aug 1943 and returned to Australia aboard "TAROONA" on 6 May 1944. After leave he embarked for Moratai aboard "PORTUS H ROSS" on 28 May 1945, was appointed Paid Lance Corporal on 17 Jul 1945 and returned to Australia aboard HMS "IMPLACABLE" on 11 Nov 1945. 

    He was discharged on 7 Dec 1945.

    He was entitled to the 1939-45 Star, Pacific Star, Defence Medal, 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

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    Edited by Peter Epps


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