NX349 Lieutenant Colonel Ewan Murray Robson, DSO

Date of birth1906-03-07 Ashfield, NSW 
Date commissioned  1939-09-29   
Other  1939-10-13  Seconded lieutenant Royal Australian Artillery. 
Date and unit at appointment (Officers)  1939-12-29  Enlisted 2nd AIF. 
Other  1940-06-18  Arrived Scotland. 
Other units  1940-06-27  70th Battalion. 
Other  1941-03-09  Arrived Middle East. 
Date promoted  1941-04-24  Captain. 
Date wounded  1941-08-06  Wounded in action - shell/shrapnel wound, left foot. 
Other  1941-10-12 - 1941-11-20  Course - Middle East Tactical School. 
Other  1942-01-04 - 1942-02-07  Seconded as instructor Middle East Tactical School. 
Other units  1942-07-23 - 1942-09-09  Attached Headquarters 7th Division. 
Date promoted  1942-09-28  Temporary major. 
Other units  1942-12-09  Attached Headquarters 18th Brigade. 
Date returned to Australia  1943-01-04  Returned to Townsville. 
Other  1943-04-14 - 1943-06-02  Course - Land Headquarters Tactical School. 
Other units  1943-05-26 - 1945-10-08  Temporary lieutenant colonel, commanding officer 2/31st Battalion. 
Other  1943-07-26  Arrived Moresby. 
Date of honour or award  1943-12-23  Mention in Despatches. 
Date returned to Australia  1944-01-31  Returned to Townsville. 
Date of honour or award  1944-05-31  Mention in Despatches. 
Date of honour or award  1945-05-06  Mention in Despatches. 
Other  1945-06-06  Arrived Morotai. 
Date returned to Australia  1945-11-03  Returned to Brisbane. 
Other  1945-11-22  Reserve of Officers. 
Other  c 1942-08-10  Arrived New Guinea. 
Date of death1974-08-26