Albert enlisted on 18 Oct 1940 and was promoted Temporary Corporal on 27 Dec 1940. He was confirmed Corporal on 8 Dec 1941 and was an original member of the unit, embarking aboard “ZEALANDIA” on 8 Dec 1941 for Timor as a Corporal in No 8 section, “C” Platoon. After the campaign on Timor, he embarked with the unit, for Australia aboard the Royal Dutch destroyer “Tjerk Hiddes” on 16 Dec 1942.
He transferred to Far East Liaison Office on 16 Dec 1943 and embarked for Moratai aboard "GLEN BULMER" on 8 Apr 1945. He returned to Australia aboard "IMPLACABLE" on19 Nov 1945 and was discharged on 3 Dec 1945.
Albert was made a Life Member of the Association in 1955.
He was entitled to the 1939-45 Star, Pacific Star, 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
Edited by Peter Epps
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