George was an original member of the unit, embarking aboard “S.S. ZEALANDIA” on 8 Dec 1941 for Timor as a Private in R.A.M.C. Section, Headquarters Group. After the campaign on Timor, he embarked with the unit, for Australia aboard the Royal Dutch destroyer “Tjerk Hiddes” on 11 Dec 1942.
He was in and out of hospital for some time in 1943 and 1944, was sent to Reallocation Section, 21 Jan 1944 and transferred to Headquarters of 3rd Australian Corps, 7 Feb 1944.
He was discharged on 8 Aug 1946.
He was entitled to the 1939-45 Star, Pacific Star, War Medal and Australian Service Medal 1939-45, pictured below.
Edited by Peter Epps