|Name||LIMB, TREVOR MORLEY|
|Date of Birth||21 May 1917|
|Place of Birth||BAYSWATER, WA|
|Date of Enlistment||7 Nov 1939|
|Locality on Enlistment||BAYSWATER, WA|
|Place of Enlistment||SUBIACO, WA|
|Next of Kin||LIMB, HERBERT|
|Date of Discharge||2 May 1946|
|Rank on Discharge||Lieutenant|
|Posting at Discharge||6 DIVISION CAVALRY REGIMENT|
Palestine Camel Trg.Regt.Qastina
Lieutenant Limb Australia O.I.C. Publications
Further details of Trevor's service submitted by him as the longest serving member of the Association along with Jim Muir.
The first general meeting was held on the 25th of May 1945 at the Riverside Inn.
He served with committees and on committees ever since this along with the post of secretary from 1959 to 1972 and then registrar working on the posting of all members passing through the regiment etc. Using Stan Poppins computer.
He was appointed junior vice president in 1992 senior vice president in 1994 and served as president from 2004 to 2006
Enlisted from the 10th light horse Regiment on the 25th of October 1939. He signed attestation papers on the seventh of November 1939.
Joined two officers and 21 other ranks in camp at Northam Western Australia entraining at Perth for Sydney on the 22nd of November 1939. Then embarking on the STRATHNAVER on the 10th of January 1944 for the Middle East. Arriving at El Kantara at 01 00 hours on the 13th of February 1940
Further postings after discharge from the first Australian General Hospital in Gaza:
On the 19th of July 1941 for reinforcement training at Nieuserat until further transferred to the iA.I.F. printing and stationery unit in Gaza on the sixth of January 1942.
He embarked at Port Suez on the 17th of February 1942 on the Strathallan disembarking at Port Adelaide on the 17th of March 1942.
From the 30th of April 1942 in Melbourne, which became land headquarters. Bulk stationery store part of the directorate of printing and stationery services publications section, which involved printing and distributing training pamphlets amendments to A.M.R&Os and MML Finance regulations plus USA technical and service bulletins to line of communication areas stationery officers in Australia and war areas.
Promotions: -- Sergeant February 1943. Warrant Officer class two August 1943, Commissioned on the 22nd of September 1944, posted as Lieutenant officer in charge of publications 22nd of September 1944. Second in command land headquarters bulk stationery company depot in September 1945. He was discharged at camp Pell on the second of May 1946 transferred to R of O. That is reserve of officers on the third of May 1946.
The aforementioned information taken from copies of casualty returns in my(his) possession. In 1947 I joined the fourth 19th light horse Regiment and was seconded to the second armoured brigade as officer in charge of headquarters squadron until late 1949.
He was also editor of Cavalry Capers the regimental news publication.
Excerpt from Cavalry News 81, June, 2008
From Trevor Limb
Personnel discharged from hospital due to injuries etc. were sent to the Armoured Training Regiment at Nuiseraat for return to their Regiment, 6, 7 or 9 Div Cav. Those not 100% were held back to train reinforcements coming through for those Regiments. Fred Wilkins was one of those 'reos' along with Rex Cater, Arthur McKinnon, Bob Elsum plus many others.
Sgt Bill Callaghan, Barney Martin, Frank O'Donnell, WOII Geoff Garnet, and Cpl Trevor Limb were assigned to train such personnel.
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