Brigadier Maurice Austin

Service number 1/10, 110, QX6158, VP16020
Ranks Held Lieutenant Colonel, Brigadier, Major, Colonel
Birth Date 15 December 1916
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Geelong
Death Date 13 October 1985
Death Place Australia: Australian Capital Territory, Canberra
Final Rank Brigadier
Service Australian Army
Units
Places
Conflict/Operation Korea, 1950-1953
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1953-06-19
Published in London Gazette in 1946-02-14
Published in London Gazette in 1962-06-02
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1962-06-14
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1953-07-02
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1946-02-21

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment
    Conflict
    Korea, 1950-1953
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    19 June 1953 on page 3400 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    02 July 1953 on page 1821 at position 6
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Korea, 1950-1953
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Korea, 1950-1953
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Australian Army Service Corps
    Conflict
    Period 1960-1969
    Rank
    Colonel
    London Gazette
    02 June 1962 on page 4344 at position 5
    Commonwealth Gazette
    14 June 1962 on page 1983 at position 8
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    29th Australian Infantry Brigade
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    14 February 1946 on page 943 at position 102
    Commonwealth Gazette
    21 February 1946 on page 409 at position 76
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945

Timeline

Date of birth 15 December 1916
Date graduated 1938 Graduated from the Royal Military College.
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 30 April 1940 2/27th Battalion.
Other 1946-1950 Australian Military Mission, Washington, DC.
Date of honour or award 1952 Awarded the Distinguished Service Order.
Other units 1952-1953 Commanding Officer 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment, Korea.
Other units 1957-1958 Commandant Jungle Training Centre.
Other 1961-1964 ADC (Honorary) to Governor General of Australia.
Date of honour or award 1962 Awarded Order of the British Empire.
Other 1964-1971 Deputy Adjutant General.
Other 1971 Retired.
Date of death 13 October 1985