NX12217 (VE/58515) Lieutenant Colonel George Edward Colvin, DSO & Bar

Date of birth1903-04-22 Melbourne VIC (1923 papers) Sydney NSW (1940 papers) 
Date and unit at enlinstment (ORs)  1921-07-01  Singaller 1 Cavalry Division Signals. 
Other units  1922-11-04  C Platoon. 
Date promoted  1923-07-01  Lance sergeant. 
Date promoted  1923-11-28  Sergeant. 
Date commissioned  1925-07-01  Lieutenant. 
Date promoted  1930-01-01  Ccaptain. 
Other  1931-11-10  Reserve of Officers. 
Other units  1939-04-13  Captain 36th Battalion. 
Other units  1940-03-03  Training Depot Eastern Command. 
Other units  1940-05-01  Seconded captain 2/13th Battalion. 
Date and unit at appointment (Officers)  1940-05-02  Enlisted 2nd AIF. 
Other  1940-06-15 - 1940-07-05  Course company commander (Sydney Command and Staff School). 
Other  1940-11-26  Arrived Middle East. 
Other  1941-03-03 - 1941-06-14  Seconded instructor 20th Australian Infantry Training Battalion. 
Date promoted  1941-09-18  Major. 
Other units  1942 - 1945  Commanding Officer 2/13th Battalion, North Africa. 
Other  1942-02-27 - 1942-03-17  Course - Middle East Camouflage Training Centre. 
Other  1942-06-13 - 1942-07-06  Course - Middle East Tactical School. 
Other units  1942-10-27 - 1945-10-30  Acting commanding officer 2/13th Battalion. 
Date wounded  1942-10-29  Received concussion at El Alamein. 
Date of honour or award  1943-01-16  Companion of the Distinguished Service Order. 
Date promoted  1943-02-11  Appointed lieutenant colonel. 
Date returned to Australia  1943-02-27   
Other  1943-07-30  Arrived Milne. 
Date of honour or award  1944-04-06  Bar to Distinguished Service Order. 
Date returned to Australia  1944-05-07  Returned to Townsville. 
Other units  1945-04-10 - 1945-05-10  Attached Headquarters 20th Brigade. 
Other  1945-05-10  Arrived Morotai. 
Other units  1945-09-21 - 1945-10-20  Attached Headquarters 20th Brigade. 
Other units  1945-10-16 - 1947-12-16  Commanding officer 66th Battalion. 
Other units  1945-11-17 - 1945-12-08  Attached Headquarters 34th Brigade. 
Other  1945-12-13  Arrived Morotai. 
Other  1946-02-23  Arrived Kure. 
Other units  1947-04-28 - 1947-06-03  Attached Headquarters 34th Brigade. 
Date returned to Australia  1947-12-04  Returned to Sydney. 
Other  1947-12-16  Reserve of Officers. 
Other  c 1945-06-01  Arrived British North Borneo. 
Date returned to Australia  c 1945-11-25  Returned to Sydney.