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  • Alfred William BLUNDY


    Peter Epps
    • Regimental Number: WX12677

    Alfred enlisted on 9 May 1941 and was an original member of the unit, embarking aboard “ZEALANDIA” on 8 Dec 1941 for Timor as a Private in Headquarters Group of “B” Platoon. He took part in the raid on Dili, on night of 15-16 May 1942. After the campaign on Timor, he embarked with the unit, for Australia aboard the Royal Dutch destroyer “Tjerk Hiddes” on 16 Dec 1942.  

    After leave and reorganization, Alfred embarked with the unit for New Guinea aboard “DUNTROON” on 17 Jun 1943 as a Trooper in No 4 Sect, “B” Troop and returned to Australia aboard “TAROONA” on 25 Aug 1944.

    After further leave and reorganization, he embarked for New Britain aboard “TAROONA” on 9 Apr 1945 with the unit as a Trooper in No 4 Sect, “B” Troop

    He transferred to 2/2nd Forestry Company on 2 May 1945 and returned to Australia aboard “TAROONA” on 18 Mar 1946. He was discharged on 17 Apr 1946.

    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

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    Edited by Peter Epps


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