Places - Lark Force - A.I.F. 2/22 Battalion, Australian Infantry
Formed on 17 July 1940 and carried out their initial training at Trawool, before being moved to Bonegilla. Commanded by Lieutenant Colonel H.H. Carr (VX41567). Arrived in Rabaul in March/April 1941, with 716 personnel of all ranks.
- Akeroyd, John Finch (1909 - 1982)
- Cameron, John Andrew Edward (1910 - 1942)
- Copas, Ormond Frederick Clarke ( - 1942)
- Fox, Anthony Richard John (1910 - 1942)
- Furness, Norm (1920 - )
- Groat, John George (1913 - 1942)
- Gullidge, William Arthur (1909 - 1942)
- Jeffrey, Joseph William
- Ladner, William Francis (1900 - 1942)
- Lambton, Lawrence ( - 1942)
- Lambton, Richard ( - 1942)
- McGregor, Sydney (1901 - 1942)
- Mitchell, Henry Robert (1916 - 1979)
- Render, David (1914 - 1942)
- Russell, John Skelton (1918 - 1942)
- Russell, Robert William (1920 - 1942)
- Smith, David Ormond (Mick) (1918 - )
- Trawool, Camp Site No 26
- Douglas Aplin, Rabaul 1942, The 2/22nd Battalion A.I.F. Lark Force Association, Melbourne, 1980, 295 pp.
- Carl Johnson, Little Hell: The Story of the 2/22nd Battalion and Lark Force, History House, Blackburn, Victoria, 2003, 319 pp.
- Rob Mitchell, One Bloke's Story, Development and Advisory Publications Australia, Dubbo, New South Wales, 1998, 188 pp.
- Jack Moyle, The Diary of VX19428, Corporal J.T. Moyle, 2/22nd Battalion, 8th Division, Escape from Rabaul and the Moyles of Spring Creek, Jack and Thelma Moyle, Spring Creek, Victoria, 2000, 127 pp.
- 'The Fall of Rabaul - A Geelong Man Recalls the Horror', Geelong Advertiser, Weekend Magazine, 11 July 1987, p. 10.
- John Dawes, Every Man for Himself, The Catholic Press Newspaper Co. Ltd, 195?, 183 pp.
- Loucille E. McGinley, 'The Men of the 2/22nd', The Australian, 6 May 1996.
- Messages from 2/22 Survivors [Document]
Date: 1942 Place: Ballarat, Victoria Source: John Ahern
Postcard of 2/22 at training
2/22nd 12 Platoon B Company
2/22 survivors at annual BBQ, July 2002, Trawool