Colour patch of 10/48 Battalion : Chaplain C W Dillon

Place Oceania: Australia
Accession Number REL30155
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Colour Patch
Physical description Felt
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia
Date made c 1939-1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Horizontally aligned rectangular colour patch of 10/48 Battalion, divided purple over blue, with a grey border.

History / Summary

Associated with NX147635 Chaplain Cecil William Dillon. Dillon served at St Andrew's Church of England parish in Strathfield, NSW and on enlistment in the AIF joined units in the Northern Territory, including a period at Larrimah. He was attached to 10/48 Battalion from May 1944 to January 1945 and was discharged on 13 March 1946, with the rank of Captain, from HQ 2 Aust Sup Bde.