Lieutenant Colonel Ernest Hilmer Smith, CB, VD

Date of birth1878-05-29  
Date promoted  1914-08-24  Appointed captain. 
Other units  1914-08-24  12 Battalion. 
Date promoted  1915-01-01  Appointed major. 
Other units  1915-05-01  Appointed Temporary Commanding Officer, 12 Battalion. 
Date promoted  1915-08-01  Appointed temporary lieutenant colonel. 
Date of honour or award  1915-11-08  Companion of the Order of the Bath. 
Date returned to Australia  1916-01-22   
Date promoted  1916-10-16  Appointed lieutenant colonel. 
Other units  1916-10-16  Appointed Temporary Commanding Officer, 11 Battalion. 
Other units  1916-11-08  Taken on strength, 11 Battalion. 
Other units  1917-03-26  Seconded to command the 1st Australian Division School. 
Other units  1917-05-16  Seconded to command No 1a Group AIF Depots in the UK. 
Other units  1917-11-07  Commanding Officer 1 Training Brigade.