386601 / Colonel Selwyn Havelock Watson Craig (Bill) Porter, CBE, DSO

Date of birth23 February 1905 Australia: Victoria, Tintaldra 
Date and unit at enlinstment (ORs)  1924-12-05   
Other units  1924-12-05  58th Battalion. 
Date commissioned  1924-12-05   
Date promoted  1928-02-15  Captain. 
Other units  1934-04-16 - 1936-11-23  Seconded staff captain 15th Brigade. 
Date promoted  1936-11-18  Major. 
Other units  1939-10-13  Seconded major 2/5th Battalion. 
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1939-10-19  Enlisted 2nd AIF. 
Other  1940-05-18  Arrived Middle East. 
Other units  1941-01-17  2/5th Battalion. 
Other units  1941-01-28 - 1941-02-26  Attached 2/6th Battalion. 
Other units  1941-02-27  Commanding officer 2/31st Battalion. 
Other units  1941-02-27 - 1942-03-25  2/31st Battalion. 
Date wounded  1941-06-14  Gun shot wound to left thigh. 
Date of honour or award  1941-07-19  Mention in Despatches. 
Date of honour or award  1941-11-08  Companion of the Distinguished Service Order. 
Other units  1942-03-25  Commander 30th Brigade. 
Date promoted  1942-09-01  Colonel. 
Other  1943-09-09  Chief instructor Land Headquarters Tactical School. 
Other  1943-11-09  Arrived Moresby. 
Other units  1943-11-10  Commanding Officer 24th Brigade. 
Date returned to Australia  1944-01-23  Townsville. 
Other  1944-07-31  Course - 1 Australian Corps Command and Staff 19. 
Other  1945-03-23  Arrived Morotai. 
Other units  1945-03-31  Attached Headquarters 9th Division. 
Date returned to Australia  1945-10-04  Darwin. 
Other  1945-11-20  Reserve of Officers. 
Date of honour or award  1947-04-01  Commander of the Order of the British Empire. 
Other units  1948-08-02  Commander 6th Brigade. 
Other units  1950-05-02  Commander 3rd Division. 
Other  1953-07-02  Citizens Military Force Member Military Board. 
Other  1954-08-16  Reserve of Officers. 
Other  c 1942-04-15  Arrived New Guinea. 
Other  c 1945-06-01  Arrived Labuan. 
Date of death18 October 1963  

Colonel with 24 Infantry Brigade prior to discharge from the Army, 19 November 1945.