Lieutenant Colonel John Walstab

Service number VX17626
Ranks Held Captain, Lieutenant Colonel
Birth Date 08 October 1885
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Death Date 16 March 1957
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
  • 5th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • AIF Headquarters Middle East
  • General List
Place Melbourne
Conflicts/Operations
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1917-06-01
Published in London Gazette in 1942-06-30
Published in London Gazette in 1917-06-04
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-04
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-04

Rolls

Timeline

Date of birth 08 October 1885
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 25 August 1914 Appointed Captain.
Date of embarkation 21 October 1914 Embarked with 5 Battalion.
Date of embarkation 21 October 1914
Date promoted 03 November 1915 Appointed Major.
Other 1916-09-28 - 1917-03-07 Commanding Officer of 5 Battalion.
Date promoted 08 November 1916 Appointed Lieutenant Colonel.
Date of recommendation honour or award 07 March 1917
Other units 07 March 1917 Seconded for duty with 2 Infantry Training Battalion, England.
Date of recommendation honour or award 09 April 1917
Other units 1918-04-17 - 1918-06-13 Assumed temporary command of 1 Training Battalion.
Other units 24 June 1918 In command No 1 Battalion Overseas Training Brigade.
Date returned to Australia 25 January 1919
Date of recommendation honour or award 30 January 1919
Date of recommendation honour or award 04 February 1919
Other 25 May 1919 AIF appointment terminated.
Date of death 16 March 1957