Lieutenant Colonel John Walstab, DSO

Date of birth 1885-10-08  Melbourne, VIC 
Date and unit at appointment (Officers)  1914-08-25  Appointed Captain. 
Date of embarkation  1914-10-21  Embarked with 5 Battalion. 
Date promoted  1915-11-03  Appointed Major. 
Other  1916-09-28 - 1917-03-07  Commanding Officer of 5 Battalion. 
Date promoted  1916-11-08  Appointed Lieutenant Colonel. 
Other units  1917-03-07  Seconded for duty with 2 Infantry Training Battalion, England. 
Other units  1918-04-17 - 1918-06-13  Assumed temporary command of 1 Training Battalion. 
Other units  1918-06-24  In command No 1 Battalion Overseas Training Brigade. 
Date returned to Australia  1919-01-25   
Other  1919-05-25  AIF appointment terminated. 
Date of death 1957-03-16   

Served with 5 Division in First World War and in a Reception Camp in Second World War.