Australian Banknotes - War Related Issues
AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE CANTEENS SERVICE, Canteen Order, two shillings, New South Wales issue, N711947/714216/867407, handstamped for Money Order Counter at G.P.O. Sydney, 22Nov1943/27Nov1943/29Jan1944', named in ink to 'No 422296/Name W.A.G. Reid R.A.L. on first two and Sgt W.A.G. Reid R.A.L. on last', all unused. Pin hole marks at left side and some foxing, otherwise very fine and scarce. (3)
422296 Sgt W.A.G. (Wireless Operator Air Gunner) Reid, R.A.L. (Ronald Arthur Lloyd).
Ronald Arthur Lloyd Reid, born 21May1918 at Willoughby, Sydney, NSW; Enl.26Apr1942 at Sydney, NSW; died 28Jun1944 as Flight Sergeant posted to HQ Middle East; recorded on the Roll of Honour at Asquith, Hornsby, NSW. In newspaper reports from the war, Flight Sergeant Reid was reported missing believed killed.
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AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE CANTEENS SERVICE, Canteen Order, two shillings, New South Wales issue, N711947/714216/867407, handstamped for ...