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  • John Cyril PENGLASE


    Peter Epps
    • Regimental Number: WX13213
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    John was an original member of the unit, embarking aboard “S.S. ZEALANDIA” on 8 Dec 1941 for Timor as a Private No 6 Section, “B” Platoon.

    After the campaign on Timor, he embarked with the unit, for Australia aboard the Royal Dutch destroyer “Tjerk Hiddes” on either 11 Dec 1942 or 16 Dec 1942, as the embarkation rolls do not differentiate. 

    He transferred as an Instructor at 1st Australian Commando Training Squadron, 17 Jun 1943 and re-joined the unit as a Trooper in No 6 Section, “B” Troop on New Guinea on 17 Jun 1943 and returned to Australia with them aboard “TAROONA” on 3 Sept 1944.

    After leave and reorganization, he embarked for New Britain aboard “TAROONA” on 9 Apr 1945 with the unit as a Trooper in No 6 Section, “B” Troop.

    He was discharged on 13 Oct 1945.

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