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Pair of colour patches for 2/30 Battalion
Australian War Memorial caption reads:
Physical description: Felt; Pair of colour patches for 2/30 Battalion. Grey oval patch with a vertically aligned rectangle sewn in the centre. The rectangle is divided into purple and gold halves.

Summary: Associated with NX3971 G C Quinn who served with the 2/30 Battalion. Quinn was captured by the Japanese after the fall of Singapore and became a prisoner of war, first in Thailand and then in Japan. During his internment it was necessary to amputate one of his legs. He was possibly also known as Reginald George Quinton.

NX37544 - QUINTON, Reginald George, Pte. - BHQ. D&P Platoon.
Right leg amputated below knee, 7/7/1944; recovered from Japanese in Thailand on 20/8/1945; emplaned Singapore on 6/10/1945 for return to Australia; arrived Melbourne 8/10/1945; then by train to Sydney, arrived 9/10/1945
Keywords: 100105c

Pair of colour patches for 2/30 Battalion

Australian War Memorial caption reads:
Physical description: Felt; Pair of colour patches for 2/30 Battalion. Grey oval patch with a vertically aligned rectangle sewn in the centre. The rectangle is divided into purple and gold halves.

Summary: Associated with NX3971 G C Quinn who served with the 2/30 Battalion. Quinn was captured by the Japanese after the fall of Singapore and became a prisoner of war, first in Thailand and then in Japan. During his internment it was necessary to amputate one of his legs. He was possibly also known as Reginald George Quinton.

NX37544 - QUINTON, Reginald George, Pte. - BHQ. D&P Platoon.
Right leg amputated below knee, 7/7/1944; recovered from Japanese in Thailand on 20/8/1945; emplaned Singapore on 6/10/1945 for return to Australia; arrived Melbourne 8/10/1945; then by train to Sydney, arrived 9/10/1945

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Filename:REL29987.jpg
Album name:makan / Badges, Colour Patches and Chevrons
Keywords:100105c
Source:From the collection of the Australian War Memorial. Reproduced with permission. ID Number: REL29987
Filesize:30 KiB
Date added:%350 %07, %2006
Dimensions:450 x 293 pixels
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