Roy enlisted on 26 Jun 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 as a Private after the fall of Koepang, approx March 1942. He was medevac from "Betano" aboard "KURU" on 2 Sep 1942.
After medical treatment he was discharged on 19 Jan 1944.
He was entitled to the 1939-45 Star, Pacific Star, Defence Medal, War Medal and Australian Service Medal 1939-45, pictured below.
Edited by Peter Epps