Lieutenant Colonel John William Parsons

Ranks Held Lieutenant Colonel, Major, Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
Birth Date 1878
Death Date 1956
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1917-06-04
Published in London Gazette in 1917-07-06
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-11
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-04

Rolls

  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    11th Australian Light Horse Regiment
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    04 June 1917 on page 5475 at position 43
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 October 1917 on page 2626 at position 59
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    11th Australian Light Horse Regiment
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    11th Australian Light Horse Regiment
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    06 July 1917 on page 6773 at position 64
    Commonwealth Gazette
    11 October 1917 on page 2664 at position 68
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    11th Australian Light Horse Regiment
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major

Timeline

Date of birth 1878
Date of embarkation 02 June 1915
Other 1917-08-13 - 1918-10-11 Commanding Officer of the 11th Light Horse Regiment.
Date of recommendation honour or award 05 October 1917
Date returned to Australia 25 December 1918
Date of death 1956