Lieutenant Colonel Richard George Moss

Service number V43048
Ranks Held Captain, Second Lieutenant
Birth Date 16 May 1892
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Jeetho
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 23rd Australian Infantry Battalion
Place Jeetho
Conflicts/Operations
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1918-09-24
Published in London Gazette in 1917-12-28
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-02-12
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18

Rolls

Timeline

Date of birth 16 May 1892 Jeetho VIC
Date of enlistment 14 May 1915
Date commissioned 08 November 1915
Date promoted 08 November 1915 2lieutenant 23rd battalion
Date of embarkation 07 March 1916
Date of recommendation honour or award 15 September 1916
Date promoted 20 September 1916 lieutenant
Date promoted 25 May 1917 captain
Date of recommendation honour or award 09 September 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 30 September 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 08 July 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 10 July 1918
Date returned to Australia 02 December 1919
Interwar Service 1 01 January 1920 captain Reserve of Officers
Date of discharge 22 March 1920 demobilised
Interwar Service 2 01 March 1921 2/37th battalion
Interwar Service 3 31 March 1921 37th battalion
Interwar Service 4 1923-07-13 - 1923-10-13 administering commanding officer 37th batta
Interwar Service 6 05 October 1925 major
Interwar Service 7 1928-01-10 - 1928-07-09 administering commanding officer 37th batta
Interwar Service 9 01 August 1928 lieutenant colonel commanding officer 37th battalion
Interwar Service 10 01 July 1930 commanding officer 37/52nd battalion
Interwar Service 11 01 July 1936 Unattached List
Career summary 1 20 August 1940 commanding officer 57/60th battalion
Appointment 1940-08-20 - 1942-05-23 Battalion: 57/60th; Rank on appointment: lieutenant colonel; Appointed from: UL; Reason for end of appointment: removed from command: Not recommended for field command
Career summary 4 1941-08-06 - 1941-09-07 course Command and Staff School #26 Commanding Officers &
Career summary 2 31 October 1941 full time duty
Career summary 3 26 November 1941 course Southern Command Training School #44 24
Career summary 5 15 December 1941 administering commanding officer R&Recruit Reception Depot , Headquarters #6 (Melb) Sub Area
Career summary 6 18 March 1942 commanding officer 15th Training battalion
Career summary 7 22 May 1942 relinquished command 57/60th
Career summary 8 23 May 1942 Reserve of Officers
Career summary 9 *** NO ACTIVE SERVICE ***
Interwar Service 8 course assessed fit to for command