Brigadier General Evan Alexander Wisdom, CB, CMG, DSO

Date of birth1869-09-29 Inverness, Scotland 
Other  1891  Emigrgated to Western Australia where he became a gold prospector. 
Date commissioned  1901  Commissioned as a lieutenant in the Western Australian Mounted Infantry and given command of the Cannington Troop. 
Date promoted  1903  Promoted to captain. 
Other  1908  Became a brigade major of the Western Australian Infantry Brigade. 
Other  1908 - 1913  Mayor of Cottesloe. 
Other units  1914  Placed in charge of the Karrakatta training camp. 
Date and unit at appointment (Officers)  1915-03  Appointed to the AIF with the rank of major as brigade major of the 5th Infantry Brigade. 
Date of honour or award  1916  Awarded the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) for his services at Gallipoli. 
Other units  1916-02  Given command of the 18th Infantry Battalion. 
Date promoted  1916-11  Promoted to Colonel and temporary brigadier general. 
Other units  1916-11  Took over command of the 7th Infantry Battalion. 
Date of honour or award  1919  Mention in Despatches six times and made a Companion of St Michael and St George (CMG) for his services on the Western Front. 
Other  1919  Served with the AIF's Demobilisation and Repatriation Department in London. 
Date returned to Australia  1919-12   
Date of death1945-12-07 Melbourne, VIC