Lieutenant Colonel William George Cannon

Service number 16712, VX13432; Lieutenant Colonel
Birth Date 07 May 1896
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Bairnsdale
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Unit 2/14th Australian Infantry Battalion
Place Bairnsdale
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

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Timeline

Date of birth 07 May 1896
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 02 October 1916
Date of embarkation 23 December 1916
Date returned to Australia 05 April 1918
Date commissioned 01 February 1919
Other units 01 February 1919 2/29th Battalion.
Other units 31 March 1921 29th Battalion.
Date promoted 10 February 1926 Captain.
Other units 01 May 1928 Commanding officer 59th Battalion.
Date promoted 23 November 1928 Major.
Other units 01 October 1938 Commanding officer 58th Battalion.
Other units 1938-10-01 - 1940-05-01 58th Battalion.
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 27 April 1940 Enlisted 2nd AIF.
Other units 01 May 1940 Commanding officer 2/14th Battalion.
Other units 1940-05-01 - 1942-01-14 Commanding Officer - 2/14th Battalion.
Other 25 November 1940 Arrived Middle East.
Other units 04 June 1942 Commanding officer 10th Australian Infantry Training Battalion.
Other 23 August 1942 Seconded to RAAF Aerodrome Defence.
Other 26 November 1945 Reserve of Officers.