George was an original member of the unit, embarking aboard “S.S. ZEALANDIA” on 8 Dec 1941 for Timor as a Lance Corporal in No 5 Sect, “B” Platoon. After his campaign on Timor, he embarked for Darwin on 27 Sept 1942.
After leave and reorganization he embarked with the unit as a Lance Corporal for New Guinea aboard S.S. “DUNTROON” on 17 Jun 1943 and returned to Australia with them aboard “TAROONA” on 3 Sept 1944.
After further leave and reorganization, he embarked for New Britain aboard “TAROONA” on 9 Apr 1945 with the unit as a Lance Corporal.
He was discharged on 26 Jun 1946.