Lieutenant Colonel John Edward C Lord, CMG, DSO

Date and unit at appointment (Officers)  1916-02-10  Appointed to command the 40th Battalion with the rank of lieutenant colonel. 
Date of honour or award  1917-06  Mention in Despatches. 
Date of honour or award  1917-06  Awarded the Distinguished Service Order. 
Other units  1918-07-17 - 1918-08-04  Temporary command of the 15th Infantry Brigade. 
Other units  1918-08-05 - 1918-08-15  9th Infantry Brigade Headquarters. 
Other units  1918-09-02 - 1918-09-21  10th Infantry Brigade Headquarters. 
Other units  1918-10-21 - 1918-11-22  10th Infantry Brigade Headquarters. 
Date of honour or award  1918-12  Mention in Despatches. 
Date of honour or award  1919-01  Awarded the Croix de Guerre. 
Other units  1919-01-18 - 1919-02-16  Temporary Command 5th Infantry Brigade. 
Date returned to Australia  1919-04-20   
Date of honour or award  1919-06  Awarded Companion of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George. 
Date of honour or award  1919-07  Mention in Despatches. 
Other  1919-08-06  AIF appointment terminated. 

Served with the 40th Battalion, AIF.