Brigadier General Harold Edward 'Pompey' Elliott, CB, CMG, DSO, DCM, VD

Date of birth  1878-06-19  West Charlton, VIC. 
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1898  Enlisted as a private in a squadron of the 4th Victorian Contingent, the Imperial Bushmen. 
Date of honour or award  1900  Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) for his particpation in an attack on a Boer force which resulted in the capture of 33 men and 54 horses. 
Date commissioned  1900  Obtained a commission as a lieutenant in the 2nd Berkshire, but chose to remain with the Australians. 
Other  1900-05  Arrived in South Africa and promoted to corporal. 
Date returned to Australia  1901-07   
Other  1901-08  Sailed again for South Africa and joined the Border Scouts. 
Date and unit at appointment (Officers)  1904-03  Enlisted in the 5th Australian Infantry Regiment and commissioned as a lieutenant. 
Date promoted  1911  Appointed major and second in command of the Regiment. 
Date promoted  1913-07-01  Appointed lieutenant colonel and commanding officer of the 58th Battalion, Essendon Rifles. 
Other  1914-08  Selected to command the 7th Battalion when the AIF was formed. 
Date promoted  1915-03-01  Appointed to brigadier general and given the task of organising the 15th Brigade. 
Date wounded  1915-05-25  Wounded in the ankle at Gallipoli and evacuated. 
Other  1915-06-02  Returned to the 7th Battalion. 
Other  1915-08  Evacuated to England with pleurisy. 
Other  1915-11-22  Returned to the 7th Battalion. 
Other  1915-12-18  Evacuated from Gallipoli with a sprained ankle. 
Other units  1916-01-24  Appointed to command the 1st Brigade. 
Date promoted  1916-03  Appointed Brigadier General and commanding officer of 15th Brigade. 
Date of honour or award  1917-01-01  Gazetted Companion of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George (CMG). 
Date of honour or award  1917-02-15  Gazetted Russian Order of St Anne - 3rd Class. 
Date of honour or award  1917-03  Awarded the Distinguished Service Order (DSO). 
Date of honour or award  1918-06-03  Gazetted a Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB). 
Date of honour or award  1919-01-07  Gazetted French Croix de Guerre. 
Date returned to Australia  1919-05-05   
Other  1919-09  Reappointed to command the 15th Militia Brigade. 
Other  1921  Requested to be placed on the unattached list. 
Other  1926  Again reappointed to command the 15th Brigade. 
Date promoted  1927-08  Promoted to major general and appointed to command the 3rd Division. 
Date of death  1931-03-23  Died from a wound to the arm, an inquest returning a verdict of suicide.