Philip Edington Rhoden

Service number 3129001, VX14250
Ranks Held Lieutenant Colonel, Temporary Lieutenant Colonel, Temporary Major
Birth Date 23 December 1914
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Essendon
Death Date 23 March 2003
Final Rank
Service Australian Army
Units
Place Essendon
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1947-03-06
Published in London Gazette in 1945-03-08
Published in London Gazette in 1943-12-23
Published in London Gazette in 1947-03-06
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1943-12-23
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1945-03-15

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    2/14th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    08 March 1945 on page 1298 at position 13
    Commonwealth Gazette
    15 March 1945 on page 649 at position 15
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    2/14th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    06 March 1947 on page 1091 at position 90
    Commonwealth Gazette
    06 March 1947 on page 751 at position 5
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    2/14th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Temporary Major
    London Gazette
    23 December 1943 on page 5575 at position 35
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 December 1943 on page 2799 at position 47

Timeline

Date of birth 23 December 1914
Date commissioned 03 August 1933
Other units 22 December 1933 Australian Field Artillery.
Other 22 June 1935 Unattached List
Other units 08 January 1937 14th Battalion.
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 06 May 1940 Enlisted in the 2nd AIF.
Other units 06 May 1940 Seconded captain 2/14th Battalion.
Other 25 November 1940 Arrived Middle East.
Date returned to Australia 24 March 1942
Date promoted 30 June 1942 Temporary major.
Other 12 August 1942 Arrived Moresby.
Date returned to Australia 16 January 1943 Returned to Cairns.
Other units 27 January 1943 Attached 2/27th Battalion.
Other units 09 March 1943 Seconded commanding officer 21st Australian Infantry Training Battalion.
Other 09 June 1943 Married.
Other 17 October 1943 Arrived Moresby.
Other units 1943-10-21 - 1945-10-08 Commanding officer 2/14th Battalion.
Date promoted 26 November 1943 Temporary lieutenant colonel.
Other units 30 December 1943 Attached 21st Brigade.
Date of honour or award 31 January 1944 Mention in Despatches.
Date returned to Australia 08 March 1944
Other 1944-06-18 - 1944-07-13 Course Land Headquarters Tactical senior officers.
Date promoted 20 July 1944 Lieutenant colonel.
Date of honour or award 31 March 1945 Officer of the Order of the British Empire.
Other 31 May 1945 Arrived Morotai.
Date returned to Australia 04 February 1946
Other 05 March 1946 Reserve of Officers.
Date of honour or award 06 May 1947 Mention in Despatches.
Other units 01 April 1948 Commanding officer MUR.
Other 30 June 1951 Reserve of Officers.
Date of death 23 March 2003
Other c 1945-08-01 Arrived Balikpapan.
Other c 1945-09-29 Arrived Makassar.