NX383 Frederick Alexander 'Bull' Burrows

Date of birth1897-11-10 Wahgunyah, VIC 
Date of honour or award  1914  Military Medal. 
Date and unit at enlinstment (ORs)  1915-04-28   
Date promoted  1916-02-01  Lance corporal. 
Other units  1916-07-21  C Platoon. 
Date wounded  1916-10-05  Wounded in action shell/shrapnel wound to buttock. 
Date promoted  1916-10-27  Sergeant. 
Date commissioned  1918-08-26  2nd lieutenant (AMF). 
Date wounded  1918-08-28  Wounded in action gun shot wound left arm. 
Date promoted  1919-01-14  Lieutenant. 
Date returned to Australia  1919-03-28   
Other units  1921-03-31  Lieutenant 14th Battalion. 
Date promoted  1925-04-06  Captain. 
Date promoted  1929-04-16  Major. 
Other  1932-04-18  Course - assessed as competant for promotion to lieutenant colonel. 
Other units  1938-08-15 - 1940-03-03  Lieutenant colonel commanding officer, 36th Battalion. 
Other  1940-03-03 - 1940-05-06  Full time duty commanding officer Eastern Command Recruit Training Depot. 
Date and unit at appointment (Officers)  1940-04-08  Enlisted 2nd AIF. 
Other units  1940-04-26 - 1941-12-26  Lieutenant colonel, commanding officer, 2/13th Battalion. 
Other  1940-05-05  Seconded commanding officer 2/13th Battalion. 
Other  1940-11-26  Arrived Middle East. 
Date wounded  1941-12-26  Gun shot wound to head at Ed Duda. 
Date of honour or award  1942-01-16  Companion of the Distinguished Service Order. 
Date returned to Australia  1942-03-10  Returned to Sydney. 
Other units  1942-05-09 - 1942-05-24  Temporary brigadier, commander 1st Brigade. 
Date of honour or award  1942-12-30  Mention in Despatches. 
Other  1943-01-23 - 1943-02-14  Course - Joint Overseas Operation Training School. 
Date promoted  1944-10-12  Appointed colonel. 
Other  1945-07-28  Retired List. 
Date of death1973-05-23