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by dodgecharger
Sun Feb 02, 2014 12:14 am
Forum: Member Profiles
Topic: New Member
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New Member

Hi from Redland Bay Australia, I'm a retired civil engineer & have only recently found the time to research my fathers war records. Dad served in Borneo & New Guinea and was a member of the 1st Australian Tank Battalion which landed on Balikpapan(Borneo) with the US on 1 July 1945. Unfortunately Dad...
by dodgecharger
Sat Feb 01, 2014 9:54 pm
Forum: Veterans
Topic: Balikpapan landing July 1945
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Balikpapan landing July 1945

I 'd like to find information from veterans (or from decendants) that landed at Balikpapan on the LST 938(USS Maricopa) on 1 July 1944. I've recently been looking into my Dad's war records & obtained a copy from the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. It shows him embarking on LST 938 at Moratai on...