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  • Arthur MARSHALL


    Peter Epps
    • Regimental Number: WX13399

    Arthur enlisted on 21 May 1941 and was an original member of the unit, embarking aboard “ZEALANDIA” on 8 Dec 1941 for Timor as a Private in No 3 Section, “A” Platoon. He was appointed Lance Corporal on 16 Nov 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, he embarked with the unit for New Guinea aboard “DUNTROON” on 17 Jun 1943 as a Lance Corporal in No 3 Section, “A” Troop. He was appointed to Paid Lance Corporal on 1 Jul 1943 and returned to Australia with them aboard “TAROONA” on 3 Sept 1944.

    After leave and reorganization, he was promoted Acting Corporal on 30 Jan 1945 and embarked for New Britain aboard “TAROONA” on 9 Apr 1945 with the unit as a as a Corporal in No 3 Section, “A” Troop. Rank of Corporal confirmed on 30 Apr 1945 and he transferred to 22nd Infantry Battalion on 26 Dec 1945.

    Arthur returned to Australia aboard "VITO" on 16 Jan 1946 and was discharged on 5 Mar 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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