Torres Strait Force, 1942 to 1945

the defence of Cape York-Torres Strait and Merauke in Dutch New Guinea
  • 301 Pages
  • 2.30 MB
  • English
Australian Military History Publications , Loftus, Australia
World War, 1939-1945 -- Australia., World War, 1939-1945 -- Torres Strait., Coast defenses -- Australia., Australia -- History, Mili


Australia, Australia., Torres St

StatementReg A. Ball.
LC ClassificationsD767.8 .B35 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 301 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL609313M
ISBN 100646207490
LC Control Number96205180

Torres Strait Force was a military command unit of the Australian Army during the Second World ing directly to the First Army and consisting of infantry, artillery, anti-aircraft, engineers, medical and logistics units, it was responsible for the defence of the islands of the Torres Strait, to the north of the Australian was formed in September under the command of Branch: Australian Army.

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Torres Strait Force, to The defence of Cape York-Torres Strait and Merauke in Dutch New GuineaAuthor: Reg A Ball. The Islanders in the Torres Strait Force were only paid one third of the rate of their non indigenous companions. This unjust underpayment was finally corrected in BOOK REFERENCES "Torres Strait Force - Cape York, Thursday Island, Merauke, - " by Reg.

Ball "Australia @ War" WWII Research Products. Get this from a library. Torres Strait Force, to the defence of Cape York-Torres Strait and Merauke in Dutch New Guinea. [Reg A Ball] -- During the war he was in the 5tg Australian machine gun battalion as a signaller and served from early until the mid in the Torres Strait back cover.

Torres Strait Force, to Reg A. Ball Not In Library. The Torres Strait Treaty P. Boyce, M. White Not In Library. My odyssey Jack McLaren P. Boyce, 2 books M. White, 2 books Ion Llewellyn Idriess, 1 book Alfred C.

Haddon, 1 book Hubert Lyman Clark, 1 book Jack McLaren. Cite this; Title. Torres Strait Force: Cape York, Thursday Island, Merauke - Australia remembers Author.

Ball, Reg, A. Published. Please note: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices or names of deceased persons in photographs, film, audio recordings or printed material. Some material may contain terms that reflect authors’ views, or those of the period in which the item was written or recorded, but may not be considered appropriate today.

Of bandages, splints & stretchers: the story of Australian Light Field Ambulance (AIF), 3 Australian Corps, Western Australia, Torres Straits, Dutch New Guinea, / compiled by Ronald J. Ruck R. Ruck for the Australian Light Field Ambulance Association Wantirna, Vic Australian/Harvard Citation.

Torres Strait Force Ball, Reg, Torres Strait Force – Cape York–Torres Strait and Merauke in Dutch New Guinea, Loftus, NSW: Australian Military History Publications, North Australian Observers Unit Walker, Richard, Curtin’s cowboys: Australia’s secret bush commandos, Sydney: Allen & Unwin, Special units.

The ANZAC squadron: a history of no. Squadron Royal Australian Air Force, / by Norman Ashworth Hesperian Press Carlisle, W.A Australian/Harvard Citation. Ashworth, Norman. The ANZAC squadron: a history of no. Squadron Royal Australian Air Force, / by Norman Ashworth Hesperian Press Carlisle, W.A.

'Discusses Torres Strait Islander women's experiences during the Pacific War, to Includes a look at pre-war life in the Torres Strait living under the Torres Strait Islander Act of Women and children of the inner islands were evacuated to mainland Australia, residents of the out islands were not evacuated.

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Febru The national tour for the tremendously successful exhibition on Aboriginal, Torres Strait and South Pacific Islanders by the Australian War Memorial 'For country, for Nation' has been announced. For the Torres Strait Islanders, the Second World War gave birth to a unity they had never known before.

Officers of the Torres Strait Light Infantry Battalion, Thursday Island, Commanding Officer Major C.F.M. Godtschalk is third from right. Approval for raising an indigenous unit in the Torres Strait had been given in May   The book Via Torres Strait eventuated, and from various sources I managed to include in it at least an outline of the saga.

The RN Sailing Directions, Vol. 2, of revealed that Captain Hugh Brodie, inward bound for Port Denison (Bowen) reported the string of uncharted and unnamed reefs to the Admiralty, giving their approximate positions. • "Torres Strait Force " by R.A. Ball • "The Fourth Ally - The Dutch Forces in Australia in World War II" by Doug Hirst • "Defending the Northern Gateways" by G.

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Torres Strait Heritage runs the award-winning Horn Island WW2 tour and the 5/5(1). There were about 4, Torres Strait Islanders in And over of them served in the forces. Now, if you tote that up, that's one in.

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The Torres Strait Employment Company and the Torres Strait Labour Company also came into existence.

However in it was decided to amalgamate and expand the force. It became known as the Torres Strait Light Infantry Battalion as part of Torres Strait force. Bombed in more than 50 air raids during the Second World War, Darwin is a city shaped by war. Drawing on the Northern Territory Library’s collections, this is a visual account of the day war came to Australian shores.

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