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  • William OCONNOR

    Peter Epps
    • Regimental Number: WX32273

    William enlisted in Citizen Military Force (Reserves) on 28 Mar 1941 and he was posted to 10th Light Horse Regiment on 4 Oct 1941 and was called up for full time service 18 Dec 1941. He transferred to the A.I.F. on 1 Aug 1942 and posted to Jungle Training Centre at Canungra, Qld on 27 Nov 1944. He was posted to 1st Australian Commando Training Squadron on 8 Jan 1945 and joined the unit on 31 Jan 1945. He embarked for New Britain aboard “TAROONA” on 9 Apr 1945 with the unit as a Trooper in No 5 Section, “B” Troop. He left the unit and returned to Australia aboard “TAROONA” on 15 Sept 1945 and was discharged on 14 Nov 1945.

    He was entitled to the 1939-45 Star, Pacific Star, War Medal and Australian Service Medal 1939-45, pictured below. 



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    Edited by Peter Epps


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