Colonel William Edward James

Ranks Held Captain, Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel
Birth Date 12 April 1882
Final Rank Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-11-07
Published in London Gazette in 1919-04-02
Published in London Gazette in 1919-12-10
Published in London Gazette in 1919-07-11
Published in London Gazette in 1918-05-28
Published in London Gazette in 1919-06-03
Published in London Gazette in 1919-12-09
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-07-23
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-10-24
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-10-30
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1920-03-25

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    24th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    24th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    02 April 1919 on page 4316 at position 3
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 July 1919 on page 1163 at position 13
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    24th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    24th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    24th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    03 June 1919 on page 6461 at position 29
    Commonwealth Gazette
    07 November 1918 on page 2110 at position 48
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    24th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    11 July 1919 on page 8831 at position 21
    Commonwealth Gazette
    30 October 1919 on page 1658 at position 7
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    24th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    24th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    09 December 1919 on page 15283 at position 6
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain

Timeline

Date of birth 12 April 1882
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 01 May 1915 Appointed to the 24th Battalion with the rank of captain.
Date of embarkation 10 May 1915
Date promoted 26 August 1915 Appointed major.
Date returned to Australia 12 April 1916
Other 25 October 1916 Re-enlisted
Other units 17 July 1917 Appointed to command the 24th Battalion.
Date promoted 17 August 1917 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Date of recommendation honour or award 05 March 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 09 March 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 29 April 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 21 October 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 27 January 1919
Date of recommendation honour or award 19 February 1919
Other 31 May 1920 AIF appointment terminated.