Colonel Charles Herbert Davis

Ranks Held Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel
Birth Date 04 June 1872
Birth Place Australia: Victoria
Death Date 11 January 1923
Final Rank Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Place Victoria
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1917-06-01
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 1917-06-04
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-10-24
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-10-30
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-09-15
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-04
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-04

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    38th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    38th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Colonel
    London Gazette
    04 June 1917 on page 5475 at position 10
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 October 1917 on page 2626 at position 26
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    38th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    General List
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Aust Gen Base Depot
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Colonel
    London Gazette
    11 July 1919 on page 8835 at position 97
    Commonwealth Gazette
    30 October 1919 on page 1654 at position 70
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    38th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

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

    Unit
    38th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    01 June 1917 on page 5422 at position 75
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 October 1917 on page 2624 at position 87
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    38th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Aust Gen Base Depot
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Colonel
    London Gazette
    03 June 1919 on page 6811 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    15 September 1919 on page 1370 at position 5

Timeline

Date of birth 04 June 1872
Other units 1896 - 1916 Member of the Victorian Army and the CMF.
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 10 February 1916 Appointed to command the 38th Battalion with the rank of lieutenant colonel.
Date of embarkation 20 June 1916
Date of recommendation honour or award 04 March 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-06
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918
Other units 27 February 1918 Assumed command of the Australian General Base Depot in France.
Date of recommendation honour or award 06 March 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918-06
Date promoted 01 June 1918 Appointed colonel.
Other units 1918-07-12 - 1918-09-21 Appointed commandant Australian General Base Depot France.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1919
Date returned to Australia 22 August 1919
Other 27 November 1919 AIF appointment terminated.
Date of death 11 January 1923