WWII 1942 Trench Art Milne Bay Match Cover Attributed to 25Bn
WWII 1942 Trench Art Milne Bay Match Cover Attributed to 25Bn. Made in the field from aluminium and engraved with “Milne Bay – 1942 – F. W. McG, a palm tree and PAPUA” A search of the WWII Nominal Role found Francis William McGregor. Francis (born in Toowoomba) enlisted in the 2nd AIF on 3 June 1941and was posted to the 25Bn part of the 7th Militia Brigade. The 7th Militia Brigade was moved to Milne Bay in July 1942. The match cover was purchased locally in Toowoomba.