Colin Leslie DAWES

DAWES, Colin Leslie

Service Number: SX9765
Enlisted: 27 July 1940
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Cowell, South Australia, 31 August 1916
Home Town: Blanchetown, Mid Murray, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Memorials: Blanchetown District of Blanchetown WW2 Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

27 Jul 1940: Involvement Private, SN SX9765
27 Jul 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN SX9765
27 Jul 1940: Enlisted Adelaide, SA
31 Jul 1940: Transferred Private, Reinforcements Reception Depot, 31. 7. 1940. Reported for duty at 4th Military District, South Australia. 15. 8. 1940 - 21. 8. 1940 to 21. 8. 1940 sick leave.
12 Sep 1940: Transferred Private, Darwin Overland Maintenance Force, 12. 9. 1940. Taken out of R.R.D and moved to Alice Springs to D.OM.F. in 7th M.D.
18 Dec 1940: Transferred Private, Recruit Reception Depot, 18. 12. 1940. Marched out from Darwin Overland Maintenance Facility to Recruit Reception Depot for leave.
23 Jan 1941: Transferred Private, Darwin Overland Maintenance Force, 23. 1. 1941. Marched into D.O.M.F at Alice Springs, after leave.
14 Apr 1941: Transferred Private, 8 Supply Personnel Section AASC, 14. 4. 1941. Taken on strength in 4. M.D. South Australia, A.A.S.C. 8. SA and employed into Canteen Services.
6 Jun 1941: Transferred Private, Reinforcements Reception Depot, 6. 6. 1941. Marched into R.R.D. and granted leave from 7. 6. 1941. to 20. 6. 1941.
2 Jul 1941: Transferred Private, 3rd Training Battalion , 2. 7. 1941. Marched out of R.R.D. to 3rd Training Battalion, 2nd/48 Battalion Reinforcement. 4th Military District. (Woodside). 4. 7. 1941 Granted Special Leave 4. 7. 1941 - 7. 7. 1941. 10. 7. 1941 Admitted to Camp Hospital at Woodside with Laryngitis. 17. 7. 1941. Discharged Camp Hospital Woodside. 18. 7. 1941 Granted Special Leave 18. 7. 1941. - 23. 7. 1941. 4. 8. 1941. Pre-mbarkation Leave. 4. 8. 1941 - 12. 8. 1941.
1 Jan 1942: Transferred Private, 2nd/48th Infantry Battalion, Middle East.
18 Sep 1945: Discharged
18 Sep 1945: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN SX9765

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