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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  • 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  

All The Kings Enemies: 2/5th Infantry Battalion By Syd Trigellis Smith

A History of the 2/5th Australian Infantry Battalion 1939-1945

2-5th Australian Infantry Battalion WW2

AU$49.90 (Australia)

  • Pages: 435
  • Edition: reprint 2012
  • Format: Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9780731610204
  • Author: Syd Trigellis Smith
  • Unit: 2/5th Battalion AIF


  • Wounded
  • Roll of Honour
  • Honours and Awards
  • Nominal Roll


The Second Fifth Infantry BTN Second AIF was part of the 6th Australian Division (17th Brigade) and was formed in 1939 in Melbourne. Training for the newly formed unit was done both at home and later in Middle East.

The unit fought across many campaigns and battles in North Africa, Greece & New Guinea

Colour Patch: Black Over Red

Disbanded: 1946