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.


The Second Fourteenth: 2/14th Battalion: W.B. Russell

A History Of An Australian Infantry Battalion In The Second World War


AU$95.00 (Australia)

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Hardcover no dj as issued
  • Author: W.B. Russell
  • Pages: 335
  • War: WW2
  • Unit: 2/14th BTN

Comes with foldout map in back.

Chapters include formation of the 2/14th and their move to the middle east. Their service and history in Syria, Palestine, Egypt, Kokoda Track, Gona, Lae, Shaggy Ridge, Borneo, Celebs. 

Includes 2/14 Honours and Awards, and Roll of Honour, Summary of Casualties.

Formed in 1940 Victoria the 2/14th was part of the 21st Brigade 7th Division A.I.F.

Battle Honours Included: Kokoda Track, Gona, Balikpapan….

1 VC (Victoria Cross) Private Bruce Kingsbury

Disbanded: 1946