SPARROW FORCE
Dutch West Timor & Portuguese East Timor
1941-1942
Most recent update  ...  May, 2016

NEW!!!  Peter Henning's 'Doomed Battalion' - revised & updated - $59.95
Out of print copies (1995) fetched $200+, new edition is bigger & so much better
See our 'Shop' page for books, DVD's, &c.
   Dr. Prof. Edwin (Harry) Medlin of Crafers West, S.A. (Adelaide University)
Lieut E.H. Medlin, SX 13860, 2/1st Fort. Eng. RAE,
'Footsteps of Sparrow Force'
and 'Guns & Gear of Sparrow Force'
Thank you Harry. We are all enriched with your acquaintance. R.i.p., E.H.M. 4/1/1920 - 6/3/2013
  Tom Uren, former Bombadier, 2/1st Heavy Battery at Klapalima,
and later a prominent Labor Party politician, has passed away. 28/5/1920 - 24/1/2015
 
 






A Short History—
Pre-embarkation
           Dutch West Timor 
           Portuguese East Timor

Sparrow Force Units—

Australian, British & N.E.I:
2/40th Infantry Battalion 
          
 2/1st Heavy Battery, Fortress Engineers, Signals
           2/11th Field Company 
           2/12th Field Ambulance 
           18th Anti-Tank Battery 
           75th Light Aid Detachment
           22nd Dental Unit
           Australian Army Service Corps
           23rd Brigade Signals     
           2nd Independent Company
           79th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery
           Netherlands East Indies Forces

Gallery
 Unit groups
           Personnel
           To Darwin 1941   
           Timor 1941-1942   
           Japanese 
           Today          
           Memorials 

Archives—
  A Timeline    
           
Nominal Rolls 
            Other 'Bird' Forces

References—
  Books
           
DVD & Computer CDs
            Credits & Sponsors  
            Visiting West Timor  


Links—
  Relevant Websites 

                       
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