NX34711 William Sydney Melville

Date of birth1911-07-10 Kogarah, NSW 
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1935  Enlisted Sydney University Regiment. 
Other units  1939-06-08  C Platoon. 
Date promoted  1939-08-13  Appointed sergeant. 
Other units  1939-09-28  Transferred 35th Battalion. 
Date promoted  1939-10-09  Appointed lieutenant. 
Date commissioned  1939-10-09   
Other units  1940-06-10 - 1940-09-09  7th Battalion. 
Date promoted  1940-11-01  Appointed captain. 
Other  1941-08-15  Arrived Singapore. 
Other  1942-02-22  Arrived Colombo. 
Date returned to Australia  1942-03-28  Returned to Melbourne. 
Other units  1942-05-11  6th Battalion. 
Date promoted  1942-06-03  Temporary major. 
Other  1943-02-17 - 1943-03-28  Course - Land Headquarters Tactical School. 
Other units  1943-11-12 - 1945-08-28  Temporary lieutenant colonel, commanding officer 11th Battalion. 
Date returned to Australia  1943-12-16  Appointed major. 
Other  1944-09-29  Arrived Lae. 
Date returned to Australia  1945-02-25  Returned to Townsville. 
Other  1945-04-10  Arrived New Britain. 
Date returned to Australia  1945-08-20  Returned to Townsville. 
Other  1945-11-23  Reserve of Officers. 
Date of honour or award  1946  Mention in Despatches. 
Date wounded  c 1942-01-16  Wounded in action. 
Date of death1981-11-08