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“Many criticised the naming of Sparrow Force, protesting that 'eagle' or 'hawk' would be more fitting.

Sparrows are a pest, which is what we were to the Japanese.”

Ray Aitken,

   Sparrow Force

Here you will find a full list of all the members of Sparrow Force. By entering data in the search box at the top right of the list, you can refine your search results.


You can also find out more information on members by visiting the National Archives of Australia, the World War 2 Nominal Roll and, if they died during the war, you can find information from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. The three links below are to the three search pages. Please enter the serial number and/or full names of the veteran to retrieve their files.


Good luck with your research. Please do not hesitate to contact us here.

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Refine the list by searching by such things as unit, name, or POW camp.


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View a list of medals awarded to Sparrow Force members.

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