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==General Information==
 
==General Information==
 
[[File:113th_ACD_Colour_Patch.jpg|thumb|none|300px|Colour Patch for 113th Australian Convalescent Depot]]
 
[[File:113th_ACD_Colour_Patch.jpg|thumb|none|300px|Colour Patch for 113th Australian Convalescent Depot]]
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The unit formed at Redbank in Brisbane before boarding [[SS Canberra]] in Brisbane for Port Moresby, arriving there on 17 Mar 1942. A Red Cross convalescent home at Rouna became the 113th Convalescent Depot. In September 1943 the Convalescent Depot had moved to the Sogeri Valley, mid way between Port Moresby and Owen's Corner. Many of its occupants were recovering from scrub typhus, which had only an 89% survival rate. It moved to Morotai during 1945 to service those men in Borneo and the returning POWs.
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Two members of staff died, both of illness.
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==Honours and Awards==
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The long term CO of the unit was Mentioned in Despatches twice as was Captain AE Fittock. Two members of staff died, both of illness.
  
 
==Patients==
 
==Patients==
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''Sogeri Valley PNG''
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*[[Jack Bell]] 6-27 Oct 1943
  
 
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Latest revision as of 00:15, 1 July 2020

113th Aust Convalescent Depot CO's hut.jpg
CO's hut at Morotai May 1945 AWM photo I09331
113th Aust Convalescent Depot Library.jpg
Library at Kotaki, PNG AWM Photo 07154 by MB Rogers
History
Name 113th Australian Convalescent Depot
Where formed Brisbane
Locations Redbank 1942, Port Moresby, Sogeri Valley PNG, Morotai 1945


General Information

Colour Patch for 113th Australian Convalescent Depot


The unit formed at Redbank in Brisbane before boarding SS Canberra in Brisbane for Port Moresby, arriving there on 17 Mar 1942. A Red Cross convalescent home at Rouna became the 113th Convalescent Depot. In September 1943 the Convalescent Depot had moved to the Sogeri Valley, mid way between Port Moresby and Owen's Corner. Many of its occupants were recovering from scrub typhus, which had only an 89% survival rate. It moved to Morotai during 1945 to service those men in Borneo and the returning POWs.


Two members of staff died, both of illness.

Honours and Awards

The long term CO of the unit was Mentioned in Despatches twice as was Captain AE Fittock. Two members of staff died, both of illness.

Patients

Sogeri Valley PNG