Wilfred was an original member of the unit, embarking aboard “S.S. ZEALANDIA” on 8 Dec 1941 for Timor as a Sapper in Engineers Section, Headquarters Group. 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 as a Sapper in Engineers Section, Headquarters Group.
Wilfred was admitted to 110th Military Hospital on 8 Mar 1944 and was discharged on 15 May 1944.
He was made a Life Member of the Association in 1989.
For his service he received the 1939-45 Star, Pacific Star, War Medal and Australian Service Medal 1939-45.