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1939-45 HQ New Guinea Force Driver Pacific Star Group of 4, comp with diary, photo, disch cert, large coloured City of Coburg appreciation cert & his embarkation tags. Impressed officially: 'VX 132462 A. A. Pettigrew'. Alan Atholstone Pettigrew, born Melbourne, 1922, a 'Christadelphian', he enl 27/11/41, HQ Southern Command (motor transport). To New Guinea 12/8/42. RtA 2/11/43. To Lae 24/4/44 & HQ. NG. Force. To Torokina, Bougainville. RtA & disch 4/11/45. The diary is particularly fine & detailed also used as his training notebook, Pettigrew has kept detailed entries from 25/12/1942 to 1945. B/W small photo of Pettigrew standing on a downed tree at Torokina, 1945. The 2 berthing cards are for his trip home from Bougainville Sept 1945. On original ribbons with home made, improvised pin arrangement. gEF. Scarce with diary, a great read & interesting lotAVAILABLE at A$400