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  • Percival MCPHEE


    Peter Epps
    • Regimental Number: WX10781
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    Percival was an original member of the unit, embarking aboard “S.S. ZEALANDIA” on 8 Dec 1941 for Timor as a Signaller in Signals Section, Headquarters Group. He was wounded in Action at SAME.   After the campaign on Timor, he embarked with the unit, for Australia aboard the Royal Dutch destroyer “Tjerk Hiddes” on 11 Dec 1942.

    After leave and reorganization, he embarked with the unit for New Guinea aboard S.S. “DUNTROON” on 17 Jun 1943 as a Signaller attached to “C” Troop, serving in most Sections except Headquarters and returned to Australia with them aboard “TAROONA” on 3 Sept 1944.

    Percival was discharged on 8 Mar 1945.

    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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