RAN BEACH COMMANDOS

Royal Australian Navy Beach Commandos 1942-45

RAN BEACH COMMANDOS - Royal Australian Navy Beach Commandos 1942-45

HISTORY
September 1942
HMAS Kanimbla,Manoora and Westralia each had a Beach Party as part of their complement all detached October 1943
1 Beach Group,Cairns
RAN Beach Commando,1st Beach Group formed 6.1.1944 (HMAS Assault,Port Stephens)
2 Beach Group formed early 1944

Beach Commandos A,B,C and D formed (within RAN Beach Unit) under Cdr R.S. Pearson,RAN,Senior Naval Officer Beach Unit - SNOBU)

Beach Commando B (Cdr B.G.B.Morris,RANR) served Tarakan 1945
Beach Commandos A and C (LtCdr R.McKauge,RANVR) served Brunei and Labuan (2 KIA,2 WIA)
Beach Commandos B and D served Balikpapan

A and C Commandos (1 Beach Group)
B and D Commandos (2 Beach Group)
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    Jun 14, 2020
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