Lieutenant Colonel Peter Glynn Clifton Webster

Service Number WX266
Birth Date 06 March 1915
Birth Place Australia: Western Australia, Bunbury
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Units
Commonwealth of Australia Gazette 6 March 1947 on page 751 at position 11
London Gazette 6 March 1947 on page 1091 at position 97


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Honours & Awards

  • Honours and Awards:

    Award/Honour
    Mention in despatches
    Classification
    British/Australian gallantry awards
    Unit
    57/60th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    6 March 1947 on page 1091 at position 97
    Commonwealth Gazette
    6 March 1947 on page 751 at position 11

Timeline

Date of birth 1915-03-06
Career summary 2 1939-11-11 temporary corporal
Date and unit at enlinstment (ORs) 1939-12-03
Career summary 3 1940-03-01 temporary sergeant
Career summary 4 1940-03-01 2lieutenant 28 Mar 1940 (bd
Date commissioned 1940-03-01
Career summary 5 1941-01-27 wounded in action
Career summary 6 1941-09-20 Appointed liaison officer to 19 Brigade
Career summary 7 1942-01-06 captain
Career summary 8 1942-02-15 liaison officer to 6Division
Career summary 9 1942-03-16 Returned to Australia
Career summary 10 1942-04-23 liaison officer HeadquartersNorthern Territory Force
Career summary 11 1942-09-12 - 1942-09-27 Detached for service with Timor Force 5 Aug-21 Aug 1
Career summary 12 1942-11-10 captain 23/21 bn
Career summary 13 1942-12-23 temporary major
Career summary 14 1943-03-07 - 1943-12-01 commanding officer 19th Australian Infantry Training battalion
Career summary 17 1943-12-01 major 2/48th battalion
Appointment 1945-03-13 - 1945-12-04 Battalion: 57/60th; Rank on appointment: major, temporary lieutenant colonel ; Appointed from: 2/48th battalion ; Reason for end of appointment: new command -infantry battalion
Career summary 18 1945-03-13 - 1946-01-17 temporary lieutenant colonel, commanding officer 57/60th battalion
Career summary 20 1945-05-03 lieutenant colonel 16 Aug 45 (bd 1
Career summary 19 1945-07-28 Unit redesignated AIF
Appointment 1945-12-04 - 1946-03-29 Battalion: 7th; Rank on appointment: lieutenant colonel; Appointed from: commanding officer 57/60th battalion ; Reason for end of appointment: new command -infantry battalion /battalion disbanded
Career summary 21 1945-12-04 - 1946-03-29 temporary lieutenant colonel, commanding officer 7th battalion
Appointment 1946-03-29 - 1946-05-23 Battalion: 26th; Rank on appointment: lieutenant colonel; Appointed from: commanding officer 7th battalion ; Reason for end of appointment: demobilised
Career summary 22 1946-03-29 - 1946-05-23 temporary lieutenant colonel, commanding officer 26th battalion
Career summary 23 1946-06-06 Reserve of Officers
Career summary 1 Enlisted 2AIF 3 Nov 1939 2/11th battalion
Career summary 15 (continuing hospital stints due to benign tertian (a type of malaria) Malaria )
Career summary 16 major 9 Dec 1943 (bd to temporary major)
WW2 Service 1 Bardia-Benghazi
WW2 Service 2 Bougainville
WW2 Service 3 New Guinea

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