Peter was an original member of the unit, embarking aboard “S.S. ZEALANDER” on 8 Dec 1941 for Timor as a Private in No 2 Section, “A” Platoon. After the campaign on Timor, he embarked with the unit, for Australia aboard the Royal Dutch destroyer “Tjerk Hides” on 16 Dec 1942.
After leave and reorganization he embarked with the unit for New Guinea aboard S.S. “DUNTROON” as a Trooper in No 2 Section, “A” Troop on 17 Jun 1943. He was appointed paid Lance Corporal on 29 Sept 1943 and Acting Corporal on 24 Dec 1943. He transferred out of the unit and emplaned to Australia on 21 May 1944. He transferred to 9th Australian Works Company on 2 Sept 1944. Peter was discharged on 15 Feb 1945.
Peter was made a Life Member of the Association in 1985.
He was entitled to the 1939-45 Star, Pacific Star, War Medal and Australian Service Medal 1939-45, pictured below.
Edited by Peter Epps