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Sparrow Top

The map that accompanied Lt. Col. William W. Leggatt's Account of Action Report for Sparrow Force.

Sparrow Force Contents

This page includes documents relating to Sparrow Force that are available at the National Archives of Australia and the Australian War Memorial.


Please click on the bottom right hand corner to enlarge the file to cover the full screen. All files can also be found at the Author's Scribd Homepage.


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Sparrow Force Document Archive

Lloyd Spencer's 2/40 Infrantry Battalion photo albums (plus Geoff Tyson's sketches.)

Photo Album
Sparrow 1 - Leggatt

NAA: Sparrow Force (Timor) - Account of Action - Lt.Col. WW Leggatt, 11 October 1945.

Observations in Timor and Java During 1942 and afterwards - Captain Fred East - 29 October 1945

Sparrow 2 - East

Brigadier Veale's Report May 1942 for the recapture of Timor.

Sparrow 3 - Veale

Lt. E.H. Medlin (2/1 Heavy Battery) Scripture Analysis.

Sparrow 4 - Medlin
Sparrow 5 - Occupation

NAA: Occupation of Portuguese Timor - Department of Defence - 30 January 1942. 

Sparrow 6 - Ross

NAA: Report by Mr David Ross on Portuguese Timor, December 1941 - June 1942.

Sparrow 7 - Publicity

NAA: Portuguese Timor following Japanese Occupation, December 1941 - June 1942.

Sparrow 8 - DC

NAA: Top Secret Correspondence between Canberra and Washington DC.

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