Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Thomas Paterson

Ranks Held Captain, Lieutenant Colonel, Major, Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
Birth Date 26 September 1886
Death Date 05 October 1950
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1919-07-11
Published in London Gazette in 1917-08-25
Published in London Gazette in 1919-06-03
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-10-30
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-09-15
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-12-20

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    39th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    11 July 1919 on page 8832 at position 4
    Commonwealth Gazette
    30 October 1919 on page 1658 at position 88
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    39th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    03 June 1919 on page 6822 at position 11
    Commonwealth Gazette
    15 September 1919 on page 1371 at position 26
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    39th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
    London Gazette
    25 August 1917 on page 8825 at position 3
    Commonwealth Gazette
    20 December 1917 on page 3382 at position 15
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    39th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    39th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    52nd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    39th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    39th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain

Timeline

Date of birth 26 September 1886
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 01 May 1916 Appointed to the 39th Battalion with the rank of captain.
Date of embarkation 27 May 1916
Date of recommendation honour or award 07 June 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 16 June 1917
Date promoted 19 October 1917 Appointed to major.
Other 1918 Commanding Officer 39th Battalion.
Date promoted 28 March 1918 Appointed temporary lieutenant colonel.
Date promoted 03 November 1918 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Date of recommendation honour or award 29 December 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 06 February 1919
Date returned to Australia 23 July 1919
Date of death 05 October 1950