VX47925 Henry McKean Tasker

Date of birth1900-09-29 Seymour, VIC 
Date and unit at enlinstment (ORs)  1919   
Other units  1920  Gunner wiht 105 Battery. 
Date commissioned  1924-12-02   
Other units  1924-12-02  Lieutenant with 54th Battalion. 
Date promoted  1927-12-14  Appointed captain. 
Other  1929-07-01  Placed on the unattached list. 
Other  1934-07-01  Reserve of Officers. 
Other  1937-04-22  Placed on the unattached list. 
Other units  1939-12-18  Seconded Intelligence Officer, Headquarters 10th Brigade. 
Other units  1939-12-18  37th Battalion. 
Other units  1940-04-21  General service officer grade 3 Headquarters 3rd Division. 
Date promoted  1940-05-08  Temporary brigade major. 
Other units  1940-07-01  Seconded as major to 2/24th Battalion. 
Date promoted  1940-09-26  Appointed major. 
Other  1940-12-17  Arrived Middle East. 
Other  1941-02-23  Seconded brigade major (staff learner) 26th Brigade. 
Other units  1941-06-04 - 1941-12-29  Commanding officer 26th AITB. 
Date returned to Australia  1942-08-07  Returned to Melbourne. 
Other units  1942-09-18 - 1943-07-22  Temporary lieutenant colonel, and commanding officer 47th Battalion. 
Other  1942-12-20  Course - anti tank & artillery. 
Other  1943-01-24  Arrived New Guinea. 
Other  1943-03-29  Course - 5th Division Special Course. 
Other units  1943-04-27 - 1943-06-09  Attached Headquarters Company. 
Other units  1943-07-22  Commanding officer Milne Bay Base Sub Area. 
Other  1943-07-22  Relinquished command 47th Battalion. 
Date returned to Australia  1943-08-30  Returned to Townsville. 
Other  1943-09-16  Arrived Milne Bay. 
Date returned to Australia  1943-09-27  Returned to Townsville. 
Date promoted  1944-03-16  Appointed lieutenant colonel. 
Date returned to Australia  1945-05   
Other  1945-07-22  Arrived Morotai. 
Other  1945-07-24  Arrived Labuan. 
Other  1946-07-16  Reserve of Officers.