Alfred was an original member of the unit, aboard “S.S. ZEALANDIA” on 8 Dec 1941 for Timor as a Private in the Headquarters group of “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 out of the unit on 26 July 1943 and was discharged 26 Oct 1945.
He was entitled to the 1939-45 Star, Pacific Star, War Medal and Australian Service Medal 1939-45, pictured below
Edited by Peter Epps