2/5 Independent Company; 2/5 Cavalry Commando Squadron

Accession Number PR00601
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 15 Items
Object type Papers
Maker Pirie, Andrew
Date made 1942-2001
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Material compiled during the research, writing and editing of the unit history, "Commando Double Black". Includes letters from unit members, newspaper cuttings, draft chapters and editorial comments, maps and photographs. Provides a detailed insight into experiences during 1942-1943 in the Wau-Markham area, training at Canungra and elsewhere in Australia, and the invasion of Balikpapan. Item List available in Box 1. (See also PR00602 and MSS1283).