Lieutenant Colonel Michael Joseph Anketell

Service number 3009, WX3376
Ranks Held Private, Lieutenant Colonel
Birth Date 13 October 1890
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Briagolong
Death Date 14 February 1942
Death Place Malaya
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Army
Units
Places
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1946-08-01
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1946-09-12

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Timeline

Date of birth 13 October 1890 Briagolong, VIC.
Date and unit at enlinstment (ORs) 31 March 1916
Date of embarkation 29 January 1917
Date commissioned 27 September 1917 2nd lieutenant.
Date promoted 27 January 1918 Appointed lieutenant.
Other 01 January 1920 Lieutenant on the Reserve of Officers.
Other units 31 March 1921 Lieutenant in the 44th Battalion.
Date promoted 01 June 1924 Appointed captain.
Other units 08 August 1928 11th Battalion.
Date promoted 09 October 1928 Appointed major.
Other units 01 May 1934 28th Battalion.
Other units 1937-02-01 - 1940-11-05 Appointed lieutenant colonel with 28th Battalion.
Other units 1940-07-30 - 1940-09-06 Full time duty commanding officer Melville Training Depot No 1.
Other units 17 October 1940 Commanding officer 2/4th Machine Gun Battalion.
Date of death 14 February 1942 Died of wounds Alexandra Hospital, Singapore.