Training in Australia |
to Singapore | Training in Malaya
War declared 8/12/1941
The Battalion arrived
in Singapore on 15/8/1941, on board the Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt.
They then continued their training at various camps in Singapore and
Some Reinforcements, and members who
transferred into and out of the Battalion, sailed to Singapore on other
Their training days were over when
Japan entered the War on 8th December 1941.
(Source: Black Jack,
Galleghan's Greyhounds, NAA: B883 Service
Records; 2/30 Bn Unit Diary - AWM52 8/3/30)