Brigadier Neil Mackenzie Freeman

Service number VX131414, V6399
Ranks Held Lieutenant Colonel, Major, Second Lieutenant, Brigadier
Birth Date 21 April 1890
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Geelong
Death Date 1961
Final Rank Brigadier
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
  • 31st Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 58th Australian Infantry Battalion
Place Geelong
Conflicts/Operations
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1917-12-28
Published in London Gazette in 1917-11-19
Published in London Gazette in 1918-03-22
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-08-07
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-03-07
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18

Rolls

Timeline

Date of birth 21 April 1890
Date returned to Australia 22 May 1915
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 10 July 1915 Appointed to the AIF with the rank of major.
Date of embarkation 26 November 1915
Other units 23 February 1916 58th Battalion.
Other 25 September 1917 Acting Commanding Officer of the 58th Battalion.
Date of honour or award 19 November 1917 Distinguished Service Order.
Other 1918 - 1919 Commanding Officer of the 31st Battalion.
Other units 01 February 1918 31st Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 13 August 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 21 August 1918
Date of death 1961