Lieutenant Colonel Eugene William Egan

Service number WX19
Ranks Held Captain, Lieutenant Colonel
Birth Date 01 December 1910
Birth Place Australia: Western Australia, Kanowna
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Army
Place Kanowna
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1941-07-08



Date of birth 01 December 1910
Date commissioned 10 November 1931 Lieutenant 11th Battalion.
Other units 13 October 1939 Seconded from 11th Battalion to 2/11th Battalion as captain.
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 07 November 1939 Enlisted in the 2nd AIF.
Date of honour or award 19 July 1941 Mention in Despatches.
Date promoted 01 September 1941 Appointed temporary major.
Other units 1942-08-06 - 1944-08-19 Temporary lieutenant colonel, commanding officer 6th Battalion.
Date promoted 01 September 1942 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Other units 1944-08-19 - 1945-05-17 Lieutenant colonel commanding officer 35th Battalion.
Other units 01 June 1945 Officer commanding Leave and Troop Trains Victorian Lines of Communication Area.