BILLY ("Dit") FORSTER

FORSTER, BILLY

Service Number: NX20769
Enlisted: 22 May 1940
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
Born: South Perth, Western Australia, Australia, 10 July 1917
Home Town: Mosman, Municipality of Mosman, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
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World War 2 Service

22 May 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, SN NX20769
4 Sep 1943: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Lieutenant, SN NX20769, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion, New Guinea - Huon Peninsula / Markham and Ramu Valley /Finisterre Ranges Campaigns
23 Jun 1945: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Lieutenant, SN NX20769, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion, Borneo - Operation Oboe July - August 1945
10 Dec 1945: Discharged 2nd AIF WW 2, Lieutenant, SN NX20769, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement Lieutenant, SN NX20769, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Jeffrey Crisdale

2/17 Bn Campaign - Borneo (OC 1 Platoon)