Major Norman Leopold Goble

Service number VX111
Birth Date 27 March 1909
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Carlton
Final Rank Major
Service Australian Army
Unit 2/5th Australian Infantry Battalion
Place Carlton
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1944-04-27
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1944-04-27

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    2/5th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    27 April 1944 on page 1929 at position 40
    Commonwealth Gazette
    27 April 1944 on page 894 at position 102
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945

Timeline

Date of birth 27 March 1909
Other 1921-07-01 - 1926-06-30 Cadet service.
Date and unit at enlinstment (ORs) 01 July 1925
Other 1925-07-01 - 1926-08-24 Private, 22nd Battalion.
Other 25 August 1926 C Platoon.
Date promoted 25 November 1926 Promoted to sergeant.
Date commissioned 02 September 1927
Date promoted 02 September 1927 Promoted to lieutenant.
Other units 01 July 1930 Transferred 29/22nd Battalion.
Date promoted 30 August 1935 Promoted to captain.
Other 13 October 1939 Appointed quartermaster 2/5th Battalion.
Other units 13 October 1939 Seconded as captain 2/5th Battalion AIF from 29th Battalion.
Other 14 October 1939 Command and Staff School (Sydney).
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 02 November 1939 Enlisted 2nd AIF.
Other 18 May 1940 Arrived Middle East.
Other 14 September 1940 Middle East Tactical School 2.
Other units 1940-10-08 - 1941-06-05 Seconded 17th Infantry Training Battalion as company commander.
Date promoted 31 October 1941 Promoted to major.
Other 24 March 1942 Arrived Ceylon.
Other units 1942-04-13 - 1942-06-25 Attached 17th Infantry Training Battalion.
Date returned to Australia 04 August 1942
Other 1942-09-27 - 1942-10-10 Joint Overseas Operational Training School.
Other 20 October 1942 Arrived New Guinea.
Date returned to Australia 08 December 1942 Returned to Townsville.
Date wounded 01 August 1943 Gun shot wound to the forearm.
Date returned to Australia 23 September 1943 Returned to Cairns.
Other units 1943-11-12 - 1944-09-14 Temporary lieutenant colonel, commanding officer 5th Battalion.
Date of honour or award 03 May 1944 Mention in Despatches (for distinguished services South west Pacific Area).
Other 19 May 1944 Land Headquarters School of Mechanical Engineering (2A Mobile Wing).
Other units 1944-09-14 - 1945-01-19 Commanding officer 47th Battalion.
Other 08 December 1944 Arrived Bougainville.
Other 1945-02-01 - 1945-04-04 Appointed chief instructor of 1 Australian Army Regiment Training School.
Other 17 February 1945 Arrived Lae.
Date returned to Australia 04 March 1945 Returned to Brisbane.
Other units 18 April 1945 Land Headquarters Tactical School.
Other units 1945-06-01 - 1945-09-19 Appointed officer commanding Leave and/or Troop Trains Victorian Lines of Communication Area.
Other 27 September 1945 Reserve of Officers.