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Medal set Framed

From the Collection of RSL Waverley Sub Branch 161 Coleman Parade Glen Waverley Victoria

Description
Medal set 1939-45 star, Africa star,Pacific Star,Defence Medal,War Medal 1939-45 and Australian Service Medal 1939-45.Also patches for 16 RWAR Awarded to Wild, Eric Vincent VX 17865 2/2 Field Workshop
Object Registration
d/0266
Keywords
16 rawr, wild eric vincent
Historical information
During WWII the Batallion fought in Syria, New Guinea,Borneo and Darwin.
Pte. Eric Wild D.O.B. 30/09/1909 enlisted in Windosr Vic. 27/05 1940. and served with the 16RWAR. until his discharge 27/10/1944, at which time he had been assigned to 2/2 Army Fld. Wshops. He saw service in Africa and the Pacific
Significance
16 RWAR Campaign WWII
North Africa 1941, Syria, Syrian Frontier, The Litani, Sidon, Wadi Zeini, Damour, South West Pacific 1942 - 1945, Kokoda Trail, Isurava, Eora Creek, Templetons Crossing, Efogi-Menari, Ioribaiwa, Buna-Gona, Gona, Liberation of Australian New Guinea, Ramu Valley, Shaggy Ridge, Borneo, Balikpapan, Waitavolo
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM