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  • ANZAC Portrait Series – Tom Picot – Part 2

    Artist Wayne’s 9th ANZAC Portrait is of Tom Picot.
    Tom started his military carrer in the Australian Mobile Veterinary Army Remounts Service. When WW2 broke out Tom joined the 2/1st Infantry Battalion.Disembarking in Egypt on 13 February 1940, the 2/1st moved to Palestine.The 2/1st Battalion’s first campaign of the Second World War was the advance from Egypt into eastern Libya in January and February 1941. After the Middle Eastern campain Tom returned to Australia and was then sent to Darwin. After a year in Darwin tom was then sent to fight in New Guinea.


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