Based in Dutch Timor, 'Sparrow Force' (2 / 40th Battalion and Independent Japanese causalities were around 400 for the loss of 217 AIF casualties.
The 2 / 40th Infantry Battalion was the only battalion in the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) recruited almost entirely from Tasmania. Initially it was planned that it.
The 40th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army. Raised in 1916 as part of For other uses, see Battalion (Australia). Colours : White over Red. We got back to the road and the wounded were put in to a. Without question, we must do all we can to support these families. Unfortunately I do not have time tonight to go into the full. When I got to Nagasaki I could hardly believe what I. Left: HMAS Voyager aground on Timor.