QX6408 Andrew Basil Gillespie

Date of birth1904-06-12 Perth, WA 
Date promoted  1940-01-02  Temporary captain. 
Other units  1940-08-16  Transferred to 2/28th Battalion as captain. 
Other units  1940-08-17  Seconded Headquarters 24th Brigade. 
Date and unit at appointment (Officers)  1940-08-31  Enlisted 2nd AIF. 
Other  1941-01-30  Arrived Middle East. 
Date promoted  1941-02-28  Appointed staff captain (staff learner). 
Date promoted  1941-09-25  Appointed staff captain. 
Other units  1942-03-03  2/32nd Battalion. 
Date promoted  1942-04-03  Major. 
Date of honour or award  1942-06-30  Mention in Despatches. 
Date returned to Australia  1943-02-27  Returned to Sydney. 
Other units  1943-05-11 - 1945-01-04  Temporary lieutenant colonel, commanding officer 2/24th Battalion. 
Other  1943-08-04  Arrived New Guinea. 
Date returned to Australia  1944-03-04  Returned to Brisbane. 
Other  1944-04-22 - 1944-06-03  Course - Land Headquarters Tactical School. 
Other  1945-01-27  Reserve of Officers.