• SX2889 Brigadier Murray John Moten, CBE, DSO & Bar

    Date of birth1899-07-03 Hawker, SA 
    Other units  1923-07-01  48th Battalion. 
    Date commissioned  1923-07-01   
    Date and unit at enlinstment (ORs)  1923-07-01   
    Date promoted  1926-01-06  Captain. 
    Date promoted  1929-05-29  Major. 
    Other units  1936-12-13  Commanding officer 43/48th Battalion. 
    Other units  1939-07-01 - 1940-04-26  48th Battalion. 
    Other units  1940-04-26  Commanding officer 2/27th Battalion. 
    Other units  1940-04-26 - 1941-12-27  2/27th Battalion. 
    Other  1940-11-24  Arrived Middle East. 
    Date of honour or award  1941-11-07  Companion of the Distinguished Service Order. 
    Other units  1941-12-22 - 1946-01-17  Attached Headquarters 17th Brigade. 
    Other units  1941-12-27  Commanding Officer 17th Brigade. 
    Date of honour or award  1942-02-12  Mention in Despatches. 
    Other  1942-03-24  Arrived Ceylon. 
    Date returned to Australia  1942-08-04  Melbourne. 
    Other units  1942-12-29 - 1943-01-10  Administering command 11th Division. 
    Date of honour or award  1943-04-08  Bar to Companion of the Distinguished Service Order. 
    Date returned to Australia  1943-09-30  Townsville. 
    Other  1943-10-01  Arrived New Guinea. 
    Date returned to Australia  1945-12-18  Sydney. 
    Other units  1946-04-01  Command AMF Contingent to London Victory March. 
    Date promoted  1946-09-12  Colonel - Reserve of Officers. 
    Date of honour or award  1947-05-05  Mention in Despatches. 
    Other units  1948-03-19  Commanding Officer 9th Brigade. 
    Date promoted  1949-01-01  Brigadier. 
    Other  1952-01-06  Reserve of Officers. 
    Other  1953-03-16  Aide de camp to Governor General. 
    Date of death1953-09-14