Voyage to Singapore



Introduction Training War Prisoner of War Return to Australia


Training | Recruitment | Training in Australia | Voyage to Singapore | Training in Malaya

Convoy US11B

The majority of the 2/30th, along with most of the 27th Brigade, sailed to Singapore in Convoy US11B, which departed Sydney on 29/7/1941, and arrived in Singapore on 15/8/1941.

  • Convoy US11B -

    • Sibajak, Marnix Van St. Aldegonde, Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt, Katoomba, HMAS Sydney, HMAS Canberra

Other Convoys to Singapore

Some other members of the Battalion, and reinforcements, travelled to Singapore on various other convoys during 1941 and early 1942.

  • Convoy US9 - departed Sydney 2/2/1941, arrived Singapore 18/2/1941

    • Queen Mary, Aquitania, Mauretania, Nieuw Amsterdam

  • Convoy US12B - departed Sydney 17/9/1941, arrived Singapore 5/10/1941

    • Sibajak, Aquitania, Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt, Marnix Van St. Aldegonde

  • Convoy HMTZ -  departed Sydney 29/10/1941, arrived Singapore 20/11/1941

    • Zealandia

  • Convoy MS2 - departed Sydney 10/1/1942, arrived Singapore 24/1/1942

    • Aquitania

(Source: Black Jack, Galleghan's Greyhounds, NAA: B883 Service Records; 2/30 Bn Unit Diary - AWM52 8/3/30)


Last updated 07/04/2014