Ernest Henry William MEYERS MC+2Bars

MEYERS, Ernest Henry William

Service Numbers: 1903, Q140646
Enlisted: 13 January 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Colonel
Last Unit: 9th (Ipswich) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps
Born: Cairns, Queensland, 18 December 1896
Home Town: Ipswich, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Natural causes, Ipswich, Queensland, 14 May 1982, aged 85 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Ipswich Soldier's Memorial Hall Great War, Kalbar HB1
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World War 1 Service

13 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1903, 9th Infantry Battalion, Brisbane, Queensland
16 Apr 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1903, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kyarra, Brisbane
16 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1903, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1903, 9th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
16 Sep 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 9th Infantry Battalion
28 Dec 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 9th Infantry Battalion
4 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 9th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

4 Mar 1942: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Lieutenant, SN Q140646, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Brisbane, Queensland
5 Mar 1942: Involvement Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, SN Q140646, 9th (Ipswich) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps, Homeland Defence - Militia and non deployed forces
10 Mar 1945: Discharged Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Colonel, SN Q140646, 9th (Ipswich) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps

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Biography

Thought to be the only Queensland recipiant to receive a second BAR to his Military Cross (as at 1934)