VX40200 Jack Loughrey

Date of birth1909-07-02 Leongatha VIC 
Date and unit at enlinstment (ORs)  1927   
Interwar Service 3  1928  SGT 37th battalion 
Date commissioned  1929-01-18   
Interwar Service 4  1929-01-18  lieutenant 
Interwar Service 5  1930-07-01  37/50th battalion 
Interwar Service 6  1936-12-01  37/39th battalion 
Interwar Service 7  1937-08-03  captain 
Interwar Service 8  1939-08-24  24/39th battalion 
Career summary 2  1940-01-18  temporary major 24/39th battalion 
Career summary 4  1940-06-22  enlisted 2AIF 
Career summary 3  1940-06-22  seconded reinforcements 2/10th battalion as captain 
Career summary 5  1940-09-14  2/48th battalion 
Career summary 6  1940-10-23  major 
Career summary 7  1940-12-17  arrived Middle East 
Career summary 8  1941-07-30  2/24th battalion 
Career summary 9  1942-03-07  temporary lieutenant colonel, commanding officer 2/28th battalion 
Appointment  1942-03-07 - 1943-07-22  Battalion: 2/28th; Rank on appointment: major, temporary lieutenant colonel ; Appointed from: 2/24th battalion ; Reason for end of appointment: ?? 
Career summary 10  1942-06-06  lieutenant colonel (bd 7 Mar 42) 
Career summary 11  1942-07-31  evacuated Malaria benign tertian (a type of malaria) (in ME!) 22 Jul 42 (returned to unit 
Career summary 12  1943-01-14  evacuated dysentry (later diagnosed as Enteritis non-spec) 28 Nov 42 (returned to unit 
Career summary 13  1943-02-18  Returned to Australia (F'mantle) 
Career summary 14  1943-06-06  evacuated dysentry 27 May 43 (returned to unit 
Career summary 15  1943-07-22  relinquished command 
Career summary 18  1945-04-19  attached for Special Duty in Office of Co-Ordination Land Headquarters 
Career summary 19  1945-10-16  Reserve of Officers 
Interwar Service 1    1 year senior Cadets 
Career summary 1    captain 24/39th battalion  
WW2 Service 1    Benghazi 
Career summary 16    commanding officer lieutenantD Vic Lines of Communication Area 6 Aug 43 (appt commanding officer Metropolitan Troops) 
Career summary 17    exp recurrent problems with turunculosis (sp?)- [reason for end of Comd?] during 44 
WW2 Service 2    El Alamein 
Interwar Service 2    Enl c.1927 1 1/2 years OR service 37th battalion  

Cadet Service: Was a cadet; Occupation: Solicitor