NX53 David John Hamilton Lovell

Date of birth1911-12-17 Stanmore, NSW 
Date and unit at appointment (Officers)  1935-07-29  53rd Battalion. 
Other units  1937-08-01  55/53rd Battalion. 
Other units  1938-06-22  Sydney University Regiment. 
Other  1939-10-13  Seconded as lieutenant 2/1st Battalion from Sydney University Regiment. 
Date and unit at appointment (Officers)  1939-10-19  Enlisted 2nd AIF. 
Other  1939-10-23  Seconded Intelligence Officer, Headquarters 16th Brigade. 
Other  1940-02-14  Arrived Middle East. 
Other  1940-08-02 - 1941-01-14  Seconded Headquarters 6th Division. 
Other  1940-08-25 - 1940-09-14  Course - Middle East Tactical School. 
Other units  1941-01-14  Headquarters 16th Brigade. 
Other  1941-05  Arrived Middle East. 
Other  1941-07-16 - 1941-08-16  Course - Middle East Tactical School. 
Date promoted  1942-02-18  Major. 
Other  1942-03-27  Arrived Ceylon. 
Other  1942-03-30  Seconded liaison officer Headquarters AIF Ceylon. 
Date returned to Australia  1942-08-04  Returned to Victoria. 
Other units  1942-08-11 - 1942-10-31  Temporary lieutenant colonel, commanding officer 55th Battalion. 
Date promoted  1942-09-01  Lieutenant colonel. 
Other  1942-09-19  Arrived New Guinea. 
Other units  1942-10-31 - 1945-03-27  Commanding officer 55/53rd Battalion. 
Date returned to Australia  1943-03-05  Returned to Cairns. 
Date returned to Australia  1943-03-26  Returned to Townsville. 
Other  1944-04-24 - 1944-06-04  Course - Land Headquarters Tactical School. 
Other  1944-12-08  Arrived Bougainville. 
Date returned to Australia  1945-04-12  Returned to Sydney. 
Other  1945-05-08  Reserve of Officers. 
Date of death1994-07-21