Maurice enlisted on 11 Dec 1940 and was an original member of the unit, embarking aboard “S.S. ZEALANDIA” on 8 Dec 1941 for Timor as a Private in No 5 Sect, “B” Platoon. After his campaign on Timor, he medevac'd for Darwin on 22 Aug 1942.
After medical treatment he was transferred to 1st Australian Guard Compound, WA on 20 Oct 1943 and then transferred to 10th Garrison Battalion on 1 Dec 1943.
He was Discharged on 20 Sept 1944.
He was entitled to the 1939-45 Star, Pacific Star, War Medal and Australian Service Medal 1939-45, pictured below.