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  • Henry Herbert CALCUTT


    Peter Epps
    • Regimental Number: WX13273
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    Henry (Mick) enlisted on 21 May 1941 and was an original member of the unit, embarking aboard “S.S. ZEALANDIA” on 8 Dec 1941 for Timor as a Private in No 7 Section, “C” Platoon. He was promoted to Corporal on 1 Mar 1942 and after the campaign on Timor, he embarked with the unit, for Australia aboard the Royal Dutch destroyer “Tjerk Hiddes” on 16 Dec 1942.

     

    He was transferred as an Instructor at 1st Australian Commando Training Battalion on 15 May 1943 and promoted Acting Sergeant on 28 May 1943. Promoted to Acting Staff Sergeant on 10 Oct 1943 and he was discharged for essential service (ship building) on 25 Feb 1944.

    Was made a Life Member of the unit in 1953.

    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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