CONTENTS Foreword by Sir Thomas Blam ey 3 Introduction 6 Record of Service 7 Battle Record North Africa 10 Greece 14 Crete 17 Syria 19 Malaya 20 Java 22 Timor 23 New Britain .26 New Guinea 27 Milne Bay 29 The Owen Stanleys 31 Battle for Wau 42 Combined Operation 44 Special Forces 47 Mainland D efence 49 A ustralia’s Home Guard 52 Army W omen’s Services 54 Manpower 60 Services behind the Fighting Troops 63 Decorations and Awards 69 Australian A rmy’s War Diary 71
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