Presentation on theme: "WWII INFANTRY BY DANIEL 6S. WAR INFOMATION Lets start this with a small regiment called 2/16 in Peth Western Australia In 1940. The 2/16 We’re Stretcher."— Presentation transcript:
WAR INFOMATION Lets start this with a small regiment called 2/16 in Peth Western Australia In 1940. The 2/16 We’re Stretcher bearers that fought in New Guinea.
New Guinea The 2/16 brigade We’re the 2 nd AIF partnered with the 21 st and 7 th brigade diggers.They Fought in kakoda and suffered many casualties but the natives liked to help our allies in Port Moresby. The 32 nd brigade would fight all the way to Buna with a siege with the Japs.
MY FAMILY HISTORY George Fishlock 2/16 Battalion Signal Service Number: 301 Rank: Private Roll title: 3 Infantry Battalion (October 1914) Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918 Date of embarkation: 20 October 1914 Place of embarkation: Sydney Ship embarked on: HMAT Euripides A14
By early 1942, the Japanese had entered the war, and the Australian government decided to bring some of its troops from the Middle East back to Australia to bolster its defences. The 2/16th embarked at the end of January 1942, and returned to Australia, landing at Adelaide in March 1942 after a brief stopover in Fremantle. The Leave of the 2/16
Useful Links Kokoda trail video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MLnvwcgTsCo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MLnvwcgTsCo Invasion of New guinea https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ck-XfomkPAU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ck-XfomkPAU Information about 2/16 battalion https://www.awm.gov.au/unit/U56059/ https://www.awm.gov.au/unit/U56059/