The Purple Devils: 2/6th Australian Commando Squadron: Syd Trigellis-Smith

A History of the 2/6th Australian Commando Squadron (formerly the Australian 2/6th Independent Company)


AU$55.00 (Australia)

  • Condition: New
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Author: Syd Trigellis Smith.
  • Pages: 302
  • ISBN: 9780646071251
  • War: WW2
  • Unit: 2/6 Independent Company

Contain Honour Rolls, Honour and Awards, Nominal Roll, Wounded in Action.

Some Black and White photos throughout.


Britain To Borneo: A History of the 2/32 Australian Infantry Battalion: Syd Trigellis Smith

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AU$0.00 (Australia)

  • Condition: –
  • Edition: 1st 1993
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 336
  • ISBN: 646134078
  • Author: Syd Trigellis-Smith
  • War: WW2
  • Unit: 2/32nd


Foreward – Acknowledgements – Intorduction – A Battalion Is Born – Not A Siege Mentality – Restign In Between – A Battle Of Attrition – Gone But Not Forgotten – Interval / And To A  New War – From Desert To Jungle – And The War Drags On – A Christmas At Home – To The Wars End – Epilogue – Honour Roll – Honours And Awards – Casualties – Nominal Roll – Bibliography – Index.

2/32nd Battalion Battle Honours:

North Africa 1941-42; Defence of Tobruk; Defence of Alamein Line; Tell el Makh Khad; Sanyet el Miteirya; El Alamein; Defence of Scarlet Beach; Pabu; Liberation of Australian New Guinea; Borneo; Beaufort, Waito Volo; Lae-Nadzab; Finschhafen; South West Pacific 1943-45  

Forever Forward: 2/31st Australian Infantry Battalion: John Laffin

The History of the 2/31st Australian Infantry battalion, 2nd AIF 1940-1945

Forever Forward 2-31st Australian Infantry Battalion By John Laffin

AU$55.00 (Australia)

  • Pages: 332
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Edition: 2003 Reprint
  • ISBN: 9781876439330
  • Author: John Laffin
  • War: WW2
  • Unit: 2/31st BTN

Contains black and white photos throughout.

  • Battalion Nominal Roll
  • Poems by unit members
  • Roll of Honour
  • Killed in Action
  • Honours and Awards.

Battles including:

  • Owen Stanleys
  • Lae Campaign
  • Syrian Hills
  • Kokoda Campaign…

The 2/31st Infantry Battalion was formed in 1940 in the United Kingdom and part of the 25th Infantry Brigade (7th Australian Division AIF). Originally it was called the 70th Battalion.

Battle Honours Include: Jezzine, Kokoda Trail, Damour……

1 VC Victoria Cross: Private James Gordon

Colour Patch: Black Over Red

Disbanded: 1945