Lieutentant Colonel Arthur Samuel Key

Service number VX148
Birth Date 01 July 1906
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Hawthorn
Death Date 10 September 1942
Death Place Papua
Final Rank Lieutentant Colonel
Service Australian Army
Units
Places
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945

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Timeline

Date of birth 01 July 1906
Date commissioned 13 May 1927
Other units 13 May 1927 52nd Battalion.
Other units 21 March 1935 37/52nd Battalion.
Other units 17 November 1938 52nd Battalion.
Other units 13 October 1939 Seconded major Headquarters 17th Brigade.
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 01 November 1939 Enlisted 2nd AIF.
Other units 28 December 1939 2/8th Battalion.
Other 1940-07-22 - 1940-08-26 Course Middle East Tactical School.
Other 1941-07-28 - 1941-08-09 Course Middle East Combined Training Centre.
Date promoted 14 January 1942 Temporary lieutenant colonel.
Other units 1942-01-14 - 1942-08-30 2/14th Battalion.
Date returned to Australia 24 March 1942 Adelaide.
Other units 1942-07-18 - 1942-08-05 Attached Headquarters 21st Brigade.
Date of death 10 September 1942
Other 02 April 1943 Missing in action believed prisoner of war.
Other c 1941-04-02 Arrived Greece.