Lieutenant Colonel George Arthur Read

Ranks Held Captain, Lieutenant Colonel, Second Lieutenant, Temporary Lieutenant Colonel, Temporary Major
Birth Date 08 May 1884
Death Date 29 June 1919
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1918-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1917-06-01
Published in London Gazette in 1917-12-28
Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-04
Published in London Gazette in 1917-03-09
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-08-21
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-04

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    28th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
    London Gazette
    04 January 1917 on page 255 at position 131
    Commonwealth Gazette
    29 June 1917 on page 1393 at position 56
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    28th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Major
    London Gazette
    09 March 1917 on page 2449 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    21 August 1917 on page 1781 at position 6
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    28th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    28 December 1917 on page 13566 at position 100
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 843 at position 178
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    28th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    01 January 1918 on page 28 at position 50
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 846 at position 87
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    28th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    01 June 1917 on page 5422 at position 41
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 October 1917 on page 2624 at position 53
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    28th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    28th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    28th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    28th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Second Lieutenant

Timeline

Date of birth 08 May 1884
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 27 May 1915 Appointed to the 28th Battalion with the rank of second lieutenant.
Date of embarkation 29 June 1915
Other 1915-11-13 - 1916-08-25 Adjutant.
Date promoted 01 December 1915 Appointed lieutenant.
Date promoted 12 August 1916 Appointed captain.
Date promoted 25 August 1916 Appointed temporary major.
Date of recommendation honour or award 17 September 1916
Date promoted 29 November 1916 Appointed major.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917
Date promoted 05 January 1917 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Other 05 January 1917 Commanding Officer of the 28th Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 28 September 1917
Other 10 May 1918 AIF appointment terminated.
Date of death 29 June 1919