Robert (Bob) joined the unit as a reinforcement Trooper on New Guinea and served in Headquarters, “B” Troop 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.
He was discharged on 15 Mar 1946.
Bob was made a Life member of the Association in 1968, awarded a Centenary Medal 2001 and a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in 2003.
Edited by Peter Epps