Diary of Overland trip Adelaide to Darwin by Sgt Arbery

The following should read Sergeant Ronald Arbery (his father is John  Arbery)




Quorn, SA. 11 October 1941. ‘A’ Company members, 2/4th Machine Gun Battalion en route from Woodside Camp to Alice Springs. L-R Albert (Bert) Parke WX7007, Edward George (Eddie) Burton (died of illness 21 February 1945 Sandakan) Charles Spencer (Charlie) Parker and Eric Joseph Holst WX8678 (perished Sandakan March 1945).


Cooling Off enroute to Darwin


Bert Norton on his way to Darwin – top LH Cnr in shadow



Shade on train enroute to Darwin