De Tijger Brigade op Midden Java 1946 - 1949
4th Supply and Transport Company
The 4th Supply and transport Company with the nickname “the dairy maids” was an volunteer unit raised in the autumn of 1945 and trained in Belgium after which it was put under command of 21st Army Group caring the name Netherlands Generate Transport Company (Neth. G. T. Coy) supplying British troops.
On 30th April 1946 they left for Dutch East India onboard Sibajak arriving in Batavia on 30th May 1946. On arrival the 4th Supply and transport Company was put under command of B Division although its trucks did not arrive from the Netherlands until the end of June 1946. During the 1st Police Action the 4th Supply and transport Company operated with the V Brigade. With which it continued to operate until 20th March 1948 when the 4th Supply and transport Company, minus one platoon which was transferred to Batavia, was transferred to Semarang and Salatiga and come under command of the Tijger Brigade.
On the outbreak of the 2nd Police Action on 19th December 1949 the 4th Supply and Transport Company tranported the 1-15th Infantry Regiment to Kalibanteng for its airlift to Magoewo the airfield of Djocjakarta. After which it mainly transported equipment and food until it left Dutch East India onboard Zuiderkruis on 2nd July 1949 arriving in Rotterdam on 26th July 1949.