SX1449 Lindsay De Lisle Miell

Date of birth1905-10-04 Crystal Brook SA 
Date commissioned  1925-03-05   
Interwar Service 2  1925-03-05  lieutenant 
Date and unit at enlinstment (ORs)  1928-10-17   
Interwar Service 1  1929-10-17 - 1935-03-04  OR 9th Light Horseregiment 
Interwar Service 3  1936-10-01  9/23rd Light Horseregiment 
Career summary 1  1939-10-13  seconded to Recce regiment as lieutenant 
Career summary 2  1939-11-06  enlisted 2AIF 
Career summary 4  1940-02-13  arrived Middle East 
Career summary 3  1940-02-23  captain (bd 13 Oct 39) recorded 
Career summary 5  1940-10-08 - 1940-11-09  course Middle East Tactical School (Jnr  
Career summary 6  1941-10-20  major 
Career summary 7  1942-03-30  returned to Australia (4MD) 
Career summary 8  1942-09-28 - 1942-10-26  course course Regimental Commanders School School 
Career summary 9  1942-10-28  temporary lieutenant colonel, commanding officer 19thmachine gun battalion 
Career summary 10  1944-01-24  course Tk/A School of Artillery ? 
Career summary 11  1944-04-18  commanding officer 19th battalion 
Appointment  1944-04-18 - 1945-03-29  Battalion: 19th; Rank on appointment: major, temporary lieutenant colonel ; Appointed from: commanding officer 19thmachine gun battalion ; Reason for end of appointment: deemed psychologically unfit for duty: confusional psychosis 
Career summary 12  1944-05-11  lieutenant colonel (bd 28 Oct 42) recorded 
Career summary 13  1944-05-15  arrived Moresby 
Career summary 14  1944-12-15  arrived New Britain 
Career summary 15  1945-02-28  evacuated Not yet diagnosed - nervous (not yet diagnosed nuerosis?) 
Career summary 16  1945-03-12  Returned to Australia (Townsville ) 
Career summary 17  1945-03-12  Hospital 'depressed state', 'confusional state', 'confusional psychosis' 
Career summary 18  1945-07-16  Retired List 
Career summary 19  1946-02-28  Mention in Despatches (distinguished service South-west Pacific Area 31 Oct 44-31 (?) 45) 
WW2 Service 1    Bardia-Benghazi 
WW2 Service 2    New Guinea 
WW2 Service 3    New Britain 

Served with 19 Machine Gun Battalion in Middle East during Second World War, and posted to 6 Division Recce Regiment at time of discharge. Civilian occupation: grazier.