NX129432 (NXM42891) Albert Thomas Paul, DCM, MC

Date of birth1889-11-04 Melbourne VIC 
Date commissioned  1917-04-10   
WW1 Service 2  1917-04-10  2lieutenant 
WW1 Service 3  1917-07-11  lieutenant 
Interwar Service 1  1917-07-11  H/lieutenant Reserve of Officers 
WW1 Service 4  1919-08-04  demobilised 
Interwar Service 2  1920-10-01  lieutenant Reserve of Officers 
Interwar Service 3  1921-03-31  Aust Eng & Sigs Service 
Interwar Service 4  1922-05-16  Reserve of Officers 
Interwar Service 5  1923-11-19  Sigs Service Aust Engr 
Interwar Service 6  1924-09-01  captain 
Interwar Service 7  1927-05-03  major 
Interwar Service 8  1931-05-19  Sigs 5MD 
Interwar Service 9  1932-08-31  Sigs 3MD 
Interwar Service 10  1934-04-30  Unattached List 
Interwar Service 11  1935-04-30  Reserve of Officers 
Interwar Service 12  1935-08-01  Unattached List 
Interwar Service 13  1937-01-22  53/3rd battalion 
Interwar Service 14  1937-08-01  3rd battalion 
Interwar Service 15  1938-08-01  lieutenant colonel commanding officer 3rd battalion 
Appointment  1938-08-01 - 1942-10-17  Battalion: 3rd; Rank on appointment: lieutenant colonel; Appointed from: major 3rd battalion ; Reason for end of appointment: age training appointment 
Career summary 2  1942-01-06 - 1942-02-08  course ECTS senior officers (Rosebury  
Career summary 3  1942-05-27  arrived Moresby 
Career summary 4  1942-07-14  enlisted 2AIF 
Career summary 6  1942-09-05  attached Maroubra Force 
Career summary 7  1942-09-12  attached commanding officer 53rd battalion 
Career summary 5  1942-10-15  ED 
Career summary 8  1942-10-17  relinquished command 3rd battalion 
Career summary 9  1942-12-19  TFD Aust Corps of Sigs NSW Lines of Communication 
Career summary 10  1942-12-19  seconded chief instructor 1st Aust Sig Training battalion 
Career summary 11  1943-05-01  commanding officer 2nd Army Sigs 
Career summary 12  1944-01-15  relinquished command 2nd Army Sigs 
Career summary 13  1944-02-08  Reserve of Officers 
Appointment    Battalion: 53rd ? 
Career summary 1    commanding officer 3rd battalion  
WW1 Service 1    enlisted gunner 6th Australian Field Artillery Brigade 
Date of death1961-07-28  

Background: Electrical Engineering Dipoloma, Telephone & Telegraph Engineering Diploma; Extra Service Number: NXM42891; Militia Number: N42891; Occupation: Electrical Engineer (Civil Servant- Examinations Branch Patents Office)