Brigadier Jack Lowell Amies

Service number 1/21001, QX6007
Ranks Held Temporary Lieutenant Colonel, Brigadier
Birth Date 14 December 1913
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Death Date 07 November 1996
Final Rank Brigadier
Service Australian Army
Units
Place Sydney
Conflict/Operation Period 1940-1949
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1944-04-27
Published in London Gazette in 1957-06-13
Published in London Gazette in 1943-12-23
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1943-12-23
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1944-04-27
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1957-07-04

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    RAI
    Conflict
    Period 1950-1959
    Rank
    Brigadier
    London Gazette
    13 June 1957 on page 3408 at position 2
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 July 1957 on page 1969 at position 3
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    15th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    27 April 1944 on page 1929 at position 21
    Commonwealth Gazette
    27 April 1944 on page 894 at position 83
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    15th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    23 December 1943 on page 5571 at position 8
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 December 1943 on page 2797 at position 17

Timeline

Date of birth 14 December 1913 Sydney, NSW.
Date of birth 14 December 1913
Date commissioned 14 August 1935
Other 14 August 1935 Lieutenant Australian Field Artillery.
Other 13 October 1939 Seconded lieutenant 6th Division Artillery.
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 28 October 1939 Enlisted 2nd AIF.
Other units 07 November 1939 10th Field Battery, 2/5th Field Regiment.
Other units 19 January 1940 2/1st Anti Tank Regiment.
Other 24 February 1940 Course - School of Artillery.
Other 17 June 1940 Arrived Scotland.
Other units 27 June 1940 2/31st Battalion.
Date promoted 28 June 1940 Appointed captain.
Other 15 July 1940 Course - Junior Leaders AIF School Tilshead.
Other 1940-08-28 - 1940-09-04 Attached London PI.
Other 09 March 1941 Arrived Middle East from United Kingdom.
Date promoted 19 July 1941 Appointed major.
Other 30 August 1941 Course - Middle East Combined Training Centre.
Other 20 December 1941 Special Duty.
Date returned to Australia 10 March 1942 Returned to Adelaide.
Other units 1942-08-11 - 1944-09-14 Temporary lieutenant colonel, Commanding Officer 15th Battalion.
Other 12 January 1943 Arrived Milne Bay.
Date returned to Australia 30 November 1943
Date of honour or award 23 December 1943 Officer of the Order of the British Empire.
Other 28 December 1943 Arrived Moresby.
Date promoted 20 April 1944 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Date of honour or award 31 May 1944 Mention in Despatches.
Date returned to Australia 04 June 1944 Returned to Brisbane.
Other 1944-09-22 - 1945-09-24 Instructor Land Headquarters Tactical School.
Other 30 October 1945 Reserve of Officers.
Other units 01 April 1948 Commanding officer 9th Battalion.
Other 18 October 1951 Reserve of Officers.
Other 22 February 1952 General service officer grade 1 Citizens Military Force Headquarters Northern Command.
Other units 18 April 1954 Commanding Officer 7th Brigade.
Other 1956-04-20 - 1959-04-20 Honourary Aide de Camp to the Governor General.
Date of honour or award 20 April 1959 Commander of the Order of the British Empire.
Date of death 07 November 1996
Date of death 07 November 1996