An Aussie Group to a Signaller

Flag_of_AustraliaThis small Australian group is impressed to NX150610 W.A.White. William Albert White was 36 when he enlisted on the 5th of January 1943. He served as a Signalman with 2nd Australian Line Maintenance Section. These units maintained the communications networks within Australia as well as in the disputed regions under Australian control such as New Guinea. The group consists of the Pacific Star, the 1939-1945 Victory Medal and the Australian War Service Medal. William was discharged on the 22nd of November 1945.

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BARRINE, QLD. 1943-10-30. DETACHMENT OF THE 2/2ND AUSTRALIAN LINE SECTION AND THE 2/1ST AUSTRALIAN MAINTENANCE SECTION, "A" AUSTRALIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS HAVE A SPELL WHILE RECONDITIONING FIELD CABLE ON DRUMS. THEY ARE:- TX1224 LANCE CORPORAL (L CPL) A. G. BOATWRIGHT (1); QX7920 SIGNALMAN (SIG) T.W. HORBURN (2); VX30070 L CPL C. LONG, (3); VX9973 SERGEANT C.T. DORGAN (4); QX13323 SIG F.H. NUGENT (5); NX30664 CORPORAL (CPL) W.N. MITCHELL (6); VX13834 SIG J.W. COBBY (7); VX10511 SIG L. FARMER (8); NX29851 SIG J.H. WILLIAMS (9); QX4499 SIG R.H. BAMBRICK (10); NX91000 SIG H.R. COX (11); NX30047 SIG M.R. CHICK, (12); QX8087 SIG A.J. HOEY (13); NX17194 CPL N.F. PIPER (14); NX58913 SIG A. CARROLL (15); NX55488 SIG A.W. BUCHANON (16); SX10821 SIG J. COX (17).

Barrine, Queensland. 1943-10-30. A detachment of the 2/2nd Australian Line Section and 2/1st Australian Maintenance Section, “A” Australian Corps of Signals have a spell while reconditioning field cable on drums. They are: TX1224 LANCE CORPORAL (L CPL) A. G. BOATWRIGHT (1); QX7920 SIGNALMAN (SIG) T.W. HORBURN (2); VX30070 L CPL C. LONG, (3); VX9973 SERGEANT C.T. DORGAN (4); QX13323 SIG F.H. NUGENT (5); NX30664 CORPORAL (CPL) W.N. MITCHELL (6); VX13834 SIG J.W. COBBY (7); VX10511 SIG L. FARMER (8); NX29851 SIG J.H. WILLIAMS (9); QX4499 SIG R.H. BAMBRICK (10); NX91000 SIG H.R. COX (11); NX30047 SIG M.R. CHICK, (12); QX8087 SIG A.J. HOEY (13); NX17194 CPL N.F. PIPER (14); NX58913 SIG A. CARROLL (15); NX55488 SIG A.W. BUCHANON (16); SX10821 SIG J. COX (17).

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