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  • Ronald JOHNSON


    Peter Epps
    • Regimental Number: WX13497
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    Ronald was an original member of the unit, embarking aboard “S.S. ZEALANDIA” on 8 Dec 1941 for Timor as a Lance Corporal in No 3 Section, “A” Platoon.

    He was Mentioned in Despatches for Gallant and Distinguished Service on Timor, C.G. No 119-3 Jun 1943. (MID)

    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.  

    After leave and reorganization, he embarked with the unit for New Guinea aboard S.S. “DUNTROON” on 17 Jun 1943, as an acting Corporal in No 3 Section, “A” Troop and returned to Australia with them aboard “TAROONA” on 3 Sept 1944.

    After further leave and reorganization, he embarked for New Britain aboard “TAROONA” on 9 Apr 1945 with the unit as a Lance Sergeant, once again in No 3 Section, “A” Troop.

    He was discharged on 5 May 1946.

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