Lieutenant Colonel Reginald Ernest Wall

Service number VX48254
Ranks Held Lieutenant Colonel, Major
Birth Date 27 May 1905
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Fitzroy
Death Date 04 September 1943
Death Place New Guinea
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Army
Units
Places
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1942-06-30

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    2/23rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    30 June 1942 on page 2857 at position 61
  • Roll of Honour:

    Unit
    2/23rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel

Timeline

Date of birth 27 May 1905
Date commissioned 01 October 1924
Interwar Service 1 01 October 1924 lieutenant 57th battalion
Interwar Service 2 05 September 1928 Militia a/g adjutant & temporary QM
Interwar Service 3 31 August 1929 relinquish a/g Adjt...
Interwar Service 4 15 October 1929 captain
Interwar Service 5 01 July 1930 57/60th battalion
Interwar Service 6 23 March 1936 major
Career summary 2 25 July 1940 enlisted 2AIF
Career summary 3 01 August 1940 seconded 2/23rd battalion
Career summary 4 17 December 1940 arrived Middle East
Career summary 5 26 February 1942 course Middle East Camouflage School 6
Career summary 6 30 June 1942 Mention in Despatches (Jul-Oct 41)
Career summary 7 1942-08-31 - 1942-09-15 attached Headquarters 9Div
Career summary 8 07 November 1942 lieutenant colonel commanding officer 2/23rd battalion
Appointment 1942-11-07 - 1943-09-04 Battalion: 2/23rd; Rank on appointment: lieutenant colonel; Appointed from: major 2/23rd; Reason for end of appointment: killed in action: Lae
Career summary 9 25 February 1943 RTA(Melb)
Career summary 10 04 August 1943 arrived New Guinea
Date of death 04 September 1943
Career summary 12 14 November 1945 ED
Career summary 1 major 57/60th battalion
Career summary 11 KInterim Army 4 Sep 43 (Lae?) (buried Lae war cemetery)
WW2 Service 1 Benghazi
WW2 Service 2 New Guinea