Sparrow Force & Timor Memorial

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Sparrow Force & Timor Memorial
Peter F Williams

Key Information

Memorial Name
Sparrow Force & Timor Memorial
Address

Frazer Street, Marrickville NSW 2204

Memorial Type
Stone
Conflicts
Second World War, 1939–45

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Australian War Memorial

Peter F Williams

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Leslie “Barney” Allen was born at Sisters Creek, Tasmania on 24 September 1918, the eldest son of Albert and Ruby Allen.

He grew up in Myalla, a small rural

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Within days of the outbreak of the Pacific war in December 1941, the largely Australian “Sparrow Force” was sent to Timor. At that time Timor was divided

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