• N19082 James William Russell

    Date of birth1890-02-28 Sydney NSW 
    Date commissioned  1916-01-06   
    WW1 Service 2  1916-01-06  2lieutenant 
    WW1 Service 3  1916-08-10  lieutenant 
    WW1 Service 4  1917-03-01  captain 
    Interwar Service 1  1917-03-01  H/captain (in absetia) 
    WW1 Service 6  1918-08-15  demobilised 
    Interwar Service 2  1920-07-01  captain 
    Interwar Service 3  1927-03-19  51st battalion 
    Interwar Service 4  1928-01-18  major 
    Interwar Service 5  1929-05-18  course assessed fit for comd 
    Interwar Service 6  1930-07-01  30/51st battalion 
    Interwar Service 7  1935-07-01  30th battalion 
    Interwar Service 8  1938-11-14  course assessed fit for comd (again???) 
    Interwar Service 9  1939-07-01  commanding officer 30th battalion 
    Appointment  1939-07-01 - 1942-04-04  Battalion: 30th; Rank on appointment: lieutenant colonel; Appointed from: major 30th battalion ; Reason for end of appointment: age new command -GB 
    Career summary 3  1941-10-10  chief instructor ECMT School senior officers Cse 
    Career summary 4  1942-04-04  commanding officer 31st Garr battalion 
    Career summary 5  1942-10-14  enlisted 2AIF 
    Career summary 6  1943-08-31  course senior officers motor transport 14 
    Career summary 7  1944-02-21  UFD seconded 2AIF vide Military Secretary 
    Career summary 8  1944-08-24  ED 
    Career summary 9  1944-10-10 - 1944-11-16  attached 22nd Garr batta 
    Career summary 10  1945-10-18  honourary colonel Reserve of Officers 
    Career summary 1    commanding officer 30th battalion  
    Career summary 11    Sometime in here he did Command and Staff School CO's & 2iCs #26 
    WW1 Service 1    SGT 45th battalion  

    Militia Number: NX123495; Occupation: Civil Servant (Administrative)