In 1941, Corporal Roger William McGee visited Monte Luke Studio before going to war

In 1941, Corporal Roger William McGee visited Monte Luke Studio before going to war

Studio portrait of NX40577 Corporal (Cpl), later Lieutenant, Roger William McGee, 2/​18 Infantry Battalion, of Warialda, NSW, who was a grazier prior to enlisting in June 1940.

He arrived in Singapore as an Acting Corporal in February 1941 and was promoted to Corporal a few days later. Cpl McGee commenced officer training in Singapore in May 1941 and was appointed Lieutenant (Lt) the following August.

He was subsequently transferred to 2/​19 Battalion. Lt McGee was killed in action in Malaya on 9 February 1942. He was 27 years of age. Australian War Memorial Photograph Collection.

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