Terence was an original member of the unit, embarking aboard “S.S. ZEALANDIA” on 8 Dec 1941 for Timor as a Private in No 1 Section, “A” Platoon.
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.
Terence was an Instructor at the following, 1st Australian Commando Training Squadron, 25 Feb 1943, 29th Australian Infantry Training Battalion, 27 Apr 1943 and 18th Australian Infantry Training Battalion, 15 Jun 1943.
He re-joined the unit on New Guinea on 23 Mar 1944, as a Trooper in No 10 Section, Headquarters Group 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 in No 4 Section, “B” Troop.
He transferred to 53rd Port Craft Company on 27 Dec 1945 and was discharged on 25 Mar 1946.
Terence was made a Life Member of the Association in 1991.
Edited by Peter Epps