Temporary Lieutenant Colonel Ross Harwood

Service number 3230
Ranks Held Captain, Lieutenant Transport Officer, Major, Sergeant, Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
Birth Date 17 October 1878
Birth Place Australia: Western Australia, Fremantle
Death Date 19 September 1951
Final Rank Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Place Fremantle
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1916-11-14
Published in London Gazette in 1917-12-28
Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-04
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-04-19

Rolls

  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

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

    Unit
    16th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
    London Gazette
    04 January 1917 on page 255 at position 64
    Commonwealth Gazette
    29 June 1917 on page 1392 at position 139
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Sergeant
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    16th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    16th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    28 December 1917 on page 13566 at position 21
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 843 at position 96
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    16th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    16th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
    London Gazette
    14 November 1916 on page 11043 at position 2
    Commonwealth Gazette
    19 April 1917 on page 920 at position 50
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    16th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major

Timeline

Date of birth 17 October 1878
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 21 December 1914 Appointed Second Lieutenant with 16 Battalion.
Date of embarkation 22 December 1914
Date promoted 25 March 1915 Appointed Lieutenant.
Other units 14 April 1915 Joined Mediterranean Expeditionary Force with 16 Battalion.
Date promoted 29 July 1915 Appointed temporary Captain.
Date promoted 07 August 1915 Appointed Captain.
Other units 09 June 1916 Joined British Expeditionary Force.
Date of recommendation honour or award 02 September 1916
Other 04 September 1916 Transported to England.
Other units 21 October 1916 Rejoined 16 Battalion.
Date promoted 22 April 1917 Appointed Major.
Date of recommendation honour or award 20 September 1917
Date promoted 1917-10-09 - 1918-02-17 Appointed temporary Lieutenant Colonel.
Other 1917-10-09 - 1918-02-17 Temporary Commanding Officer 16 Battalion.
Other 13 January 1919 AIF appointment terminated.
Date of death 19 September 1951