262ND MEDICAL BATTALION
2ND ENGINEER AMPHIBIAN BRIGADE
IN AUSTRALIA DURING WW2
The 262nd Medical Battalion of the 2nd Engineer Amphibian Brigade left San Francisco on 25 February 1943 and arrived in Brisbane on 23 March 1943. They boarded a train headed for Rockhampton in central Queensland on 29 March 1943.
On 14 June 1943, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment of the 262nd Medical Battalion moved to Cairns in far north Queensland by train. On 31 July 1943, Company C of the 262nd Medical Battalion left Rockhampton by ship bound for Oro Bay in New Guinea.
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