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This table lists the movements of the 2/30 Battalion from the outbreak of war in Malaya on 8th December 1941, to the surrender at Singapore on 15th February 1942.

(Source: Galleghan's Greyhounds, page 224)

Place
Arrived
Departed
Date
Miles
On Foot
By Transport
Batu Pahat, Malaya
 
1200
8/12/1941
 
 
 
Kluang, Malaya
1400
 
8/12/1941
34
 
34
 
 
1000
13/12/1941
 
 
 
Jemaluang, Malaya
1200
 
13/12/1941
51
 
51
 
 
2215
9/1/1942
 
 
 
Batu Anam, Malaya
0630
 
10/1/1942
134
 
134
 
 
1000
12/1/1942
 
 
 
Gemas, Malaya
(61 mile peg)
1030
 
12/1/1942
11
 
11
B Company to ambush
 
1630
13/1/1942
4
?
?
Gemas, Malaya
(61 mile peg)
 
1530
15/1/1942
 
 
 
Fort Rose Estate, Malaya
1800
 
15/1/1942
6
6
 
 
 
1830
17/1/1942
 
 
 
Johore Rubber Estate, Malaya
2030
 
17/1/1942
2.5
2.5
 
 
 
0900
18/1/1942
 
 
 
Batu Anam, Malaya
(2 mile peg)
1300
 
18/1/1942
4
4
 
 
 
2000
18/1/1942
 
 
 
Labis Bahru, Malaya
0430
 
19/1/1942
16
7
9
 
 
1800
19/1/1942
 
 
 
Segamat, Malaya
2100
 
19/1/1942
3
3
 
 
 
2030
20/1/1942
 
 
 
Yong Peng, Malaya
0530
 
21/1/1942
45
5
40
 
 
0730
23/1/1942
 
 
 
Ayer Hitam, Malaya
1030
 
23/1/1942
12
3
9
 
 
1830
25/1/1942
 
 
 
Simpang Rengam, Malaya
0400
 
26/1/1942
17
4
13
 
 
1830
28/1/1942
 
 
 
Ayer Bemban, Malaya
(29 mile peg)
0400
1200
29/1/1942
12
12
 
(25 mile peg)
1600
2000
29/1/1942
4
4
 
(23 mile peg)
2200
 
29/1/1942
2
2
 
 
 
1300
30/1/1942
 
 
 
Senai, Malaya
1730
2000
30/1/1942
8.5
8.5
 
Woodlands Estate (Causeway), Singapore Island
0130 
 
31/1/1942
16
 
16
 
 
0500
10/2/1942
 
 
 
Mandai Road, Singapore
0630
 
10/2/1942
2.5
2.5
 
 
 
1130
11/2/1942
 
 
 
Thomson Road, Singapore
(8.75 mile peg)
1830
 
11/2/1942
7
7
 
 
 
0245
13/2/1942
 
 
 
Ang Mo Kio, Singapore
0430
1200
13/2/1942
3
3
 
Tyersall Palace, Singapore
1600
 
13/2/1942
9
2
7
 
 
Surrender - 1942
15/2/1942
 
 
 
Total mileage
 
 
 
399.5
75.5
324

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