NRMA and overseas conscripts

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    NRMA and overseas conscripts

    Post by Bill on Thu Jul 26, 2012 4:25 pm

    When the government decided to send conscripts overseas as reinforcements in late 1944, I have read somewhere that the nature of the NRMA reinforcement was to be "disguised" so that the receiving units would not be able to easily distinguish the NRMA man from a GS man.
    Questions, first, can someone supply a source/sources that verify this policy / practice?
    Second, what steps were taken to "disguise" the NMRA men? (I believe new service numbers were issued?) Other steps? Sources for these changes?

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