Bertram George Stanley MASON MM+2Bars

MASON, Bertram George Stanley

Service Numbers: 3839, Q185124, QX33504
Enlisted: 28 August 1915, Toowoomba, Queensland
Last Rank: Major
Last Unit: 5 Advanced Ordnance Depot
Born: Kadina, South Australia, 16 August 1893
Home Town: Oakey, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 23 December 1964, aged 71 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Mount Thompson Memorial Gardens & Crematorium, Queensland
Cremated: 24/12/1964, (Mt Thompson Crematorium) at Mt Thompson Memorial Gardens.
Memorials: Kadina Memorial High School WW2 Honour Roll, Oakey War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

28 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3839, Toowoomba, Queensland
30 Dec 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 3839, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
30 Dec 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 3839, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Brisbane
6 Jan 1919: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 9th Infantry Battalion
6 Apr 1919: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 9th Infantry Battalion
1 Nov 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 9th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

1 Feb 1939: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Captain, Q185124, 25th Infantry Battalion
1 Feb 1939: Enlisted Australian Army (Post WW2), Captain, Q185124, 25th Infantry Battalion, Toowoomba, Queensland
1 Feb 1939: Enlisted QX33504
1 Apr 1940: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Captain, Q185124, HQ Northern Command
1 Apr 1940: Transferred Australian Army (Post WW2), Captain, HQ Northern Command, Transferred: 01/04/1940, (Specifically) involved with in these Units: Northern Command Infantry Training Battalion, also - 7th Australian Infantry Training Battalion; (NAA, Pg-2).
3 Jul 1942: Involvement Captain, QX33504, 26th Infantry Battalion
3 Jul 1942: Transferred Captain, 26th Infantry Battalion, (NAA, Pg-2)
3 Dec 1942: Involvement Captain, QX33504, 24th Infantry Battalion
3 Dec 1942: Transferred Captain, 24th Infantry Battalion, (NAA, Pg's, 2, 67)
30 Jun 1943: Involvement Captain, QX33504, 5 Advanced Ordnance Depot
30 Jun 1943: Transferred Captain, 5 Advanced Ordnance Depot, Transferred: 30/06/1943, (Specifically) Unit: 5th Australian Advanced Reinforcements Depot; (NAA, Pg's, 2, 68).
11 Jul 1945: Promoted Major, 5 Advanced Ordnance Depot, Promotion - as per stated: 11/07/1945, [To be, T/Mjr] 1st appointed - Temporary - Major, further on to, 02/08/1945, [appt., Mjr., HQ] appointed Major, by Headquarters; (NAA, Pg's-2, 68).
27 Jun 1946: Discharged Major, QX33504, 5 Advanced Ordnance Depot, Discharge: 27/06/1946, (NAA, Pg's-2, 68) [ambiguity between Pg's 1 & 2, to 67 & 68] Specifically - Service, Unit: 2nd AIF-5th Australian Advanced Reinforcements Depot (NAA, Pg-2); Specifically Service, Unit: AMF-5th Australian Advanced Reinforcements Depot (NAA, Pg-68).
27 Jun 1946: Discharged QX33504

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