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  • Bernard Joseph MCMAHON


    Peter Epps
    • Regimental Number: WX9910

    Bernard (Rip) enlisted on 11 Dec 1940 and was an original member of the unit, embarking aboard “ZEALANDIA” on 8 Dec 1941 for Timor as a Signaller in Signals Section, Headquarters Group. 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 S.S. “DUNTROON” on 17 Jun 1943 as a Signaller in Signals Section, Headquarters Group. He was medevac'd by plane to Australia on 15 Dec 1943 and after medical treatment he was posted to 10th Garrison Battalion on 27 Mar 1944 and was discharged on 30 Jan 1945.

    He was entitled to the 1939-45 Star, Pacific Star, War Medal and Australian Service Medal 1939-45, pictured below.

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    Edited by Peter Epps


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