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The 36th Battalion: a record of service of the 36th Battalion with the Third Division in the Pacific

Lieutenant-Colonel B. H. Pringle

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Lieutenant-Colonel B. H. Pringle

Service with Mounted Rifles from 1924-41. Commissioned with the Wellington-East Coast Mounted Rifles in 1926. Captain with Manawatu Mounted Rifles from 1933-37. With the Wellington-East Coast Mounted Rifles from 1937-41. Enlisted for overseas service in September 1939. Captain with the Second Battalion Tanks in September 1941. In December 1941, went to 36th Battalion with rank of major as second-in-command. Became CO of battalion with rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in December 1943.