BIERWIRTH Rudolph (Biery) CBE

Australian Army VX289 314 Born Adelaide SA 30 January 1899 Died 27 January 1993

Service No: VX289 314.  Australian Imperial Force WWI & WWII. DAAQMG Australian Overseas Base Middle East. Commanding Officer 2/33 Infantry Battalion. AAQMG 6 Division. July 1941 Reforming after Greece, Crete, DAQMG Headquarters 1 Division New Guinea, 1943. DAQMG 1 Aust Army New Guinea Sept 1944 GOC. Western Command 1953–54. Commander in Chief. British Commonwealth Forces in Korea 1954-56. Awarded The Order of the British Empire – Officer (Military) (Imperial) (OBE) – Army-Second World War Honours List: 1 January 1941. Awarded The Order of the British Empire – Commander (Military) (Imperial) (CBE) – Army -Distinguished service in the SW Pacific: 14 February 1946. Wikipedia biography.

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