Illustrated Notes for Volunteer Defence Corps, Australia 1942; The Argus; c.1942...
Illustrated Notes for Volunteer Defence Corps, Australia 1942Maker
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Basic training information for Voluteer Defence Corps during World War 2. It appears to be reprinted from a publication for the British Home Guard.
This book is from the estate David Parry of Beauty Point, Tasmania, who served with the VDC.
303mm (h) x 471mm (w)Date Made
David Parry was raisedin Beaconsfield. He enlisted in the 1st AIF in Victoria on January 1917 and served on the Western Front with the 14th Battalion as a Private. He was gassed in February 1918 and returned to Australia in 1919.
After the First World War he moved to Beauty Point. In 1942 he enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps. He attained the rank of Warrant Officer (2nd Class).
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