VX111 Norman Leopold Goble

Date of birth1909-03-27 Carlton, VIC 
Other  1921-07-01 - 1926-06-30  Cadet service. 
Date and unit at enlinstment (ORs)  1925-07-01   
Other  1925-07-01 - 1926-08-24  Private, 22nd Battalion. 
Other  1926-08-25  C Platoon. 
Date promoted  1926-11-25  Promoted to sergeant. 
Date commissioned  1927-09-02   
Date promoted  1927-09-02  Promoted to lieutenant. 
Other units  1930-07-01  Transferred 29/22nd Battalion. 
Date promoted  1935-08-30  Promoted to captain. 
Other  1939-10-13  Appointed quartermaster 2/5th Battalion. 
Other units  1939-10-13  Seconded as captain 2/5th Battalion AIF from 29th Battalion. 
Other  1939-10-14  Command and Staff School (Sydney). 
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1939-11-02  Enlisted 2nd AIF. 
Other  1940-05-18  Arrived Middle East. 
Other  1940-09-14  Middle East Tactical School 2. 
Other units  1940-10-08 - 1941-06-05  Seconded 17th Infantry Training Battalion as company commander. 
Date promoted  1941-10-31  Promoted to major. 
Other  1942-03-24  Arrived Ceylon. 
Other units  1942-04-13 - 1942-06-25  Attached 17th Infantry Training Battalion. 
Date returned to Australia  1942-08-04   
Other  1942-09-27 - 1942-10-10  Joint Overseas Operational Training School. 
Other  1942-10-20  Arrived New Guinea. 
Date returned to Australia  1942-12-08  Returned to Townsville. 
Date wounded  1943-08-01  Gun shot wound to the forearm. 
Date returned to Australia  1943-09-23  Returned to Cairns. 
Other units  1943-11-12 - 1944-09-14  Temporary lieutenant colonel, commanding officer 5th Battalion. 
Date of honour or award  1944-05-03  Mention in Despatches (for distinguished services South west Pacific Area). 
Other  1944-05-19  Land Headquarters School of Mechanical Engineering (2A Mobile Wing). 
Other units  1944-09-14 - 1945-01-19  Commanding officer 47th Battalion. 
Other  1944-12-08  Arrived Bougainville. 
Other  1945-02-01 - 1945-04-04  Appointed chief instructor of 1 Australian Army Regiment Training School. 
Other  1945-02-17  Arrived Lae. 
Date returned to Australia  1945-03-04  Returned to Brisbane. 
Other units  1945-04-18  Land Headquarters Tactical School. 
Other units  1945-06-01 - 1945-09-19  Appointed officer commanding Leave and/or Troop Trains Victorian Lines of Communication Area. 
Other  1945-09-27  Reserve of Officers.