Topic: Militia - Military Orders
Key to the maintenance of a civilian militia system was the employment of permanent members of the military. The backbone of the system were the dedicated members of the Australian Instructional Staff. Military Order No. 5 is one of many dealing with Instructional Staff transfers. The beauty of these orders is establishing the pre-war antecedents of the members in the AIF.
Lewis Joseph KIMBER enlisted as a Captain with the 31st Battalion as part of Headquarters on 12 August 1915. He Returned to Australia, 9 October 1917.
Citation: MO No. 5 - Instructional Staff Transfers