Colonel William Brazenor

Service number V4608
Ranks Held Captain, Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel, Major
Birth Date 07 April 1888
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Ballarat
Death Date 1945
Final Rank Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Place Ballarat
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1918-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1918-09-24
Published in London Gazette in 1917-12-28
Published in London Gazette in 1918-12-31
Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-04
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-02-12
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-05-23

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    23rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    24 September 1918 on page 11276 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    12 February 1919 on page 262 at position 16
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    23rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    31 December 1918 on page 15227 at position 60
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 May 1919 on page 880 at position 34
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    23rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    04 January 1917 on page 255 at position 103
    Commonwealth Gazette
    29 June 1917 on page 1393 at position 28
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    23rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    28 December 1917 on page 13565 at position 102
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 843 at position 32
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    23rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    01 January 1918 on page 27 at position 4
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 846 at position 34
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    23rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    23rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    23rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    23rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    23rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major

Timeline

Date of birth 07 April 1888
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 29 March 1915 Appointed to the 23rd Battalion with the rank of captain.
Date of embarkation 10 May 1915
Date promoted 27 August 1915 Appointed major.
Date of recommendation honour or award 16 August 1916
Date promoted 02 September 1916 Appointed temporary lieutenant colonel.
Other 02 September 1916 Temporary Commanding Officer of the 23rd Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 14 September 1916
Date promoted 02 December 1916 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Other 02 December 1916 Commanding Officer of the 23rd Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 19 September 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 30 September 1917
Other units 1917-10-15 - 1917-06-25 Attached to 6th Infantry Brigade Headquarters, temporary Commanding Officer of the 6th Infantry Brigade.
Other units 1917-11-22 - 1917-12-07 Attached to 6th Infantry Brigade Headquarters, temporary Commanding Officer of the 6th Infantry Brigade.
Other units 1918-02-16 - 1918-03-03 Attached to 6th Infantry Brigade Headquarters, temporary Commanding Officer of the 6th Infantry Brigade.
Date of recommendation honour or award 29 April 1918
Other units 1918-06-13 - 1918-06-20 Attached to 6th Infantry Brigade Headquarters, temporary Commanding Officer of the 6th Infantry Brigade.
Date of recommendation honour or award 08 July 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 14 September 1918
Other units 27 November 1918 Temporary Commanding Officer of the 6th Infantry Brigade.
Other units 10 December 1918 Resumed command of the 23rd Battalion.
Other 15 July 1919 AIF appointment terminated.
Date of death 1945