Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
New ordinance appointment in Victoria



Download PDFDownload PDF

FOB PRESS ' β92 No. 3188

NEW. ORDNANCE APPOINTMENT IN VICTORIA

S t a t e m e n t b y th e M in is t e r1 f o r t h e Army, The '

Hon. J . 0. C ra m e r.

L i e u t e n a n t - C o l o n e l G.W. M a r s h a l l h a s b e e n p r o m o te d

C o l o n e l and a p p o i n t e d D e p u ty D i r e c t o r o f O rdnance S e r v i c e s ,

t h e Army M i n i s t e r , Mr. J . 0. Cramer·, s a i d t o d a y .

C o l o n e l M a r s h a l l was f o r m e r l y Commanding O f f i c e r and

C h i e f O rd n an ce O f f i c e r o f 11 t h B a s e O rd n a n ce D e p o t i n

V i c t o r i a . .

H i s p r e v i o u s a p p o i n t m e n t h a d b e e n t a k e n o v e r b y

M a jo r EoC. W a t t s , who h a d b e e n p r o m o te d L i e u t e n a n t - C o l o n e l .

C o l o n e l M a r s h a l l was c o m m is s io n e d i n t h e O rd n a n c e C o r p s

i n 1 9 4 3 f a n d w a s t r a n s f e r r e d t o t h e R e s e r v e o f O f f i c e r s i n

1 9 4 6 . He r e t u r n e d t o t h e CMP i n 1 9 4 8 a n d i n 1 9 5 7 w a s p r o m o t e d

t o L i e u t e n a n t - C o l o n e l i n a s e r i e s o f O r d n a n c e a p p o i n t m e n t s

i n S o u t h e r n Command ( V i c t o r i a ) . He b e c a m e Com manding O f f i c e r

o f 11 t h B a s e O r d n a n c e D e p o t i n 1 9 6 0 . .

L i e u t e n a n t - C e l one 1 W a t t s h a s h e l d O r d n a n c e a p p o i n t m e n t s

i n V i c t a r i a , a n d i n 1 9 5 9 b e c a m e D e p u t y A s s i s t a n t D i r e c t o r o f

O r d n a n c e S e r v i c e s a t A l b e r t P a r k B a r r a c k s . D u r i n g t h e w a r .

■ L i e u t e n a n t - C o l o n e l W a t t s w a s a member o f t h e RAAF,. a n d f o r .

h i s s e r v i c e s was a w a r d e d t h e D i s t i n g u i s h e d F l y i n g C r o s s . H i s

f i r s t Army a p p o i n t m e n t w a s i n 1 9 5 5 ·

* Φ >:< >;■ v * ·

· ( L i s t s A , B , C a n d D)

. FURTKER IMF ORMATION

CANBERRA: W02 J . E . F0RM3Y ( M 2 2 1 ? ) . ( U 1 5 5 1) ■ ’

OTHER STATES: . PRO AT C OMMAltB HEADQUARTERS,