This is the story of SGT Clohesy and men of 10 Platoon, B Company who had a difficult few days while out on a three day patrol.  1942 Leo Clohesy

Their story, as described in the battalion's War Diary, can be found here.

Like all military organisations, the Seventh Battalion has its own heraldry and insignia. 

For some brief information on the Battalion's motto, colour patch and badge click here.

 Why are there three 7th Battalions?

For a brief look at each of the three battalions, using information from the Australian War Memorial's website, read on.

Keith Alexander served in the Signal Platoon attached to Battalion Headquarters Company. 

After questions from his eldest grandson, Sam, Keith wrote of his time in Darwin and of his experiences serving in New Guinea, the Solomons and Bougainville.  IMG 0011 edited 1

As a signalman Keith did not see as much front line action as those in the Infantry platoons but his accounts of time spent in Darwin and later overseas, provide another perspective on Battalion activities.