BRYANT, William Frederick VX29713
William was an original member of the unit, aboard “S.S. ZEALANDIA” on 8 Dec 1941 for Timor as a Corporal in “Q” Staff, Headquarters group. After the campaign on Timor, he embarked with the unit, for Australia aboard the Royal Dutch destroyer “Tjerk Hiddes” on either 11 Dec 1942 or 16 Dec 1942, as the embarkation rolls do not differentiate. After leave and reorganization he embarked with the unit for New Guinea aboard S.S. “DUNTROON” on 17 Jun 1943 as a Corporal in “Q” Staff, Headquarters group and returned to Australia with them aboard “TAROONA” on 3 Sept 1944. After leave and further reorganization, he embarked for New Britain aboard “TAROONA” on 9 Apr 1945 with the unit as a Sergeant with “Q” Staff, Headquarters group. He was discharged 22 Oct 1945.