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8th Platoon, 2/4th Machine Gun Battalion marching through Perth 1941
Left Marion Matthews (widow of ‘Cowboy’ Matthews) celebrated her 90th birthday and Right: Glad Cowie (widow of Harold Cowie) celebrated her 95th birthday.
Collie Boys Tom Green (died accident 1952), James Flanagan, Tom Finlay
16 Feb 1942 ‘Aquitania’ sails from Fremantle headed for Battle for Singapore with 8th Division.
Published in newspaper 1949 – for Tom Fury who died in an Allied bombing raid whilst a patient at Thanbyuzayat Hospital, Burma from his mother Sarah Fury (nee Fyche). Tom aged 36 years, was a father of 3 sons, and Sarah’s firstborn child. Tom was a hurdle jockey in his younger days and later worked as a miner in Kalgoorlie.
2/4th Machine Gunners, Singapore before Japanese invasion Feb 1942.
October 1945 Returning home to Australia standing with Captain of ‘Highland Bridgade’ Centre: Lt-Col Charles Edward Green (became Commanding Officer of 2/4th following death of Lt-Col Anketell) and Right: Mick Wedge
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