Lieutenant Colonel Leonard Nairn Roach

Service number 540, VX41587; Lieutenant Colonel
Ranks Held Captain, Corporal
Birth Date 03 May 1894
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Neutral Bay
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Place Neutral Bay
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1918-01-01
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18

Rolls

Timeline

Date of birth 03 May 1894 Neutral Bay, NSW.
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 17 August 1914 5th Battalion.
Date promoted 09 September 1914 Corporal.
Date of embarkation 21 October 1914
Date commissioned 08 December 1915
Date promoted 12 March 1916 Lieutenant.
Other 20 May 1916 Camp Commandant Headquarters 2nd Brigade.
Date of recommendation honour or award 20 September 1917
Other 02 May 1918 Appointed in AIF terminated upon commissioning in Indian Army.
Other 01 January 1921 Captain, Reserve of Officers.
Other units 31 March 1921 5th Battalion.
Other 01 July 1921 Assistant staff officer G Branch Headquarters 4th Division.
Other 01 July 1922 Staff officer G Branch Headquarters 4th Division.
Other 01 July 1924 Staff officer Intelligence Section 3 District Base.
Other 01 December 1924 Reserve of Officers.
Other units 1928-01-04 - 1931-01-03 Staff captain 3rd Division Artillery.
Other units 27 January 1932 39th Battalion.
Other units 1932-01-27 - 1933-09-30 Seconded staff captain Headquarters 10th Brigade.
Date promoted 07 February 1934 Major.
Other units 01 December 1936 37/39th Battalion.
Other 06 January 1937 Deputy adjutant and quartermaster general Headquarters 4th Division.
Other 01 January 1938 General service officer grade 2 Headquarters 4th Division.
Other units 27 June 1938 29/22nd Battalion.
Other units 24 August 1939 29th Battalion.
Other units 1939-11-09 - 1940-07-01 Temporary lieutenant colonel, commanding officer 14th Battalion.
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 26 June 1940 Enlisted 2nd AIF.
Other units 1940-07-01 - 1942-01-17 Seconded 2/21st Battalion as commanding officer.
Other 17 December 1941 Arrived Ambon (Gull Force).
Date returned to Australia 17 January 1942 Returned to Darwin.
Other 10 March 1942 Reserve of Officers.
Date and unit at enlinstment (ORs) c 1912