General Service Medal, GVI, bar Palestine 1945-8, AS28418 Pte J. Moabi, Army Pioneer Corps.
Confirmed on the Medal Roll.
Private J. Moabi, served with the African Pioneer Corps (High Commission Territories).
The men of the African Auxiliary Pioneer Corps came from the High Commission Territories of Basutoland (Now Lesotho), Bechuanaland (now Botswana) and Swaziland (now Eswatini).
Most of them were sent to fight in the Middle East in numerous roles during WW2, After the war they were transferred to Palestine, but during this time morale suffered and there were several small mutinies, they were sent back home in Spring of 1946, the unit being disbanded during 1949.