Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Joshua Bennett

Service number 406
Ranks Held Lieutenant Colonel, Major, Captain, Corporal
Birth Date 10 January 1865
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Wagga Wagga
Death Date 1946
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Colonial Military Forces
Units
Place Wagga Wagga
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1901-04-19
Published in London Gazette in 1902-07-29
Published in London Gazette in 1915-11-05
Published in London Gazette in 1901-04-16
Published in London Gazette in 1915-11-08
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1916-01-27
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1916-01-27

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Timeline

Date of birth 10 January 1865
Other 1885 Served as a Captain in the 1st NSW Mounted Rifles.
Date of enlistment 21 February 1885
Date of embarkation 03 March 1885
Date of return 23 June 1885
Other 1899 Served as a Major in the 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 20 August 1914 Appointed Major and Second in Command 3 Battalion.
Date of embarkation 20 October 1914
Date promoted 01 May 1915 Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel.
Other units 01 May 1915 Commanding Officer 4 Battalion.
Other units 14 July 1915 Assumed Command 1 Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 13 August 1915
Date of recommendation honour or award 31 August 1915
Other units 23 June 1918 Commanding Officer Australian Corps Reinforcement Camp.
Other units 22 August 1918 Officer Commanding troops Anchises.
Date returned to Australia 22 August 1919
Other 30 April 1920 AIF appointment terminated.
Date of death 1946