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Australian 2/4th Machine Gun Battalion

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The 2/4th was a Western Australian unit; it was formed in late 1940 and was part of the 8th Division AIF. After the fall of Singapore in February 1942, members of the 2/4th MGB were sent to Changi, and from there some were split and sent on to POW camps in Borneo, Japan and the infamous Burma Thai Railway. Many died as POWs due to mistreatment.

There are two books written on the 2/4th Australian Machine Gun Battalions history and service in World War 2. Both books are an essential reference and research guide to the unit’s service and sacrifice.

World War 2 unit history books on the 2/4th M.G.B. They both include Nominal Rolls.

Books On The 2/4th MGB:

- Colour Patch By Murray Ewen

- Ghosts In Khaki By Les Cody

    

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