Photos of the Battalion

The following are photos of elements of the 2/15th Battalion at various times through its life.  
Some of these are from the AWM collection, others have been submitted by soldiers or their families.

 

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4 Platoon, Palestine, 1942. 
All of these soldiers are named in Russell Snow's album. (See Other Club Photos button above).

 

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15 Platoon, C Company, Syria, 1942

 

The following photos are from the AWM.  
They appear to have been taken while the Battalion was waiting for transport back to Australia in 1945.  
How many of these faces can be identified?  Let us know.

 


 

 Group in Egypt second from left kneeling is QX8722 Norm Nelson

Battalion group in Egypt - QX8722 Norm Nelson is second from left, kneeling.

Anyone recognise others in this?

 


 

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13 Platoon, C Company, Borneo 1945.  
Many, but not all, of these members are named on Bill Biggams's photo page (see "Club Photo Links" button above).

 

114575 HQ-COY 2-15th Bn Borneo

HQ C Company - Borneo 1945

 

 114568 14PL C-COY 2-15th Bn Borneo

14 Platoon C Company, Borneo 1945.

 

 

114569 HQ D-COY 2-15th Bn Borneo

HQ D Company, Borneo , 1945.

 

 

114570 18PL D-COY 2-15th Bn Borneo

18 Platoon D Company, Borneo, 1945.

 

 

114575 HQ-COY 2-15th Bn Borneo

HQ Company, Borneo, 1945.

 

 114576 TAPL 2-15thBn Borneo

TA Platoon, Borneo, 1945.

 

 

114570 18PL D-COY 2-15th Bn Borneo

18 Platoon D Company (second photo), Borneo, 1945.

 

 

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7 Platoon A Company, Borneo, 1945.

 

 

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8 Platoon A Company, Borneo, 1945.

 

 

 114549 - 2-15th Bn HQ Limbang 23-08-1945

114549 LIMBANG, BORNEO. 1945-08-24. BATTALION HEADQUARTERS OF 2/15TH INFANTRY BATTALION
SET 
HIGH ON THE BANK OF THE LIMBANG RIVER AS SEEN FROM THE UNIT SIGNALS OFFICE.
NOTE THE DESPATCH BAG BEING HAULED UP ON THE SMALL FLYING FOX WHICH WAS
BUILT BY MEMBERS OF THE UNIT TO SAVE THE STEEP CLIMB UP AND DOWN THE RIVER BANK.

 

114559 - 2-15th Bn HQ in Limbang 24-08-1945

114559 LIMBANG, BORNEO. 1945-08-23. THE HEADQUARTERS OF 2/15TH INFANTRY BATTALION, 
FORMERLY THE BRITISH RESIDENT OFFICER'S QUARTERS. 
AIRCRAFT GROUND SIGNALS ARE LAID OUT ON THE HILL BELOW THE HOUSE.

 

005560 - 2-15th Bn Signallers detraining Sydney 28-12-1940

005560 Signallers of 2/15th Battalion, 7th Division, detraining before being ferried to the
troop transport 'Queen Mary' for embarkation prior to leaving for the Middle East.

 

005561 - 2-15th Bn Signallers embarking Sydney 28-12-1940

005561 Signallers of 2/15th Battalion, 7th Division, boarding a ferry taking them to the
troop transport 'Queen Mary' for embarkation prior to leaving for the Middle East.

 

122716 2-15th Bn No.1 Signal Platoon Brunei 23-11-1945

122716 BRUNEI, NORTH WEST BORNEO 1945-11-23. UNIDENTIFIED MEN OF NO. 1 PLATOON (SIGNALS), 
HEADQUARTERS COMPANY, 2/15TH BATTALION. (PHOTOGRAPHER SGT F. A. C. BURKE)

 

128744 - 2-15th Bn at Red Beach Muara Island Borneo 10-06-1945

128744 MUARA ISLAND, BORNEO. 1945-06-10. TROOPS OF THE 2/15TH INFANTRY BATTALION CROSS THE 
DAMAGED SECTION OF THE JETTY AT RED BEACH. (UNITED STATES SIGNAL CORPS C-45-19274). 
(DONOR: LIEUTENANT GENERAL F. H. BERRYMAN).

 

114560 - 2-15th Bn Limbang Sgt AJ Potter

114560 LIMBANG, BORNEO. 1945-08-24. SERGEANT A. J. POTTER, SIGNAL SECTION, HQ COMPANY,
2/15TH INFANTRY BATTALION REMOVING A DESPATCH BAG FROM THE FLYING FOX WHICH WAS BUILT BY
MEMBERS OF THE UNIT FROM OLD BICYCLE PARTS TO SAVE THE STEEP CLIMB UP AND DOWN THE RIVER BANK.


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