Lieutenant Colonel Cecil Robert Arthur Pye

Ranks Held Captain, Lieutenant Colonel, Major, Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
Birth Date 13 July 1890
Death Date 04 October 1917
Death Place Belgium
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Place Belgium
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1917-06-01
Published in London Gazette in 1917-05-11
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-08-27
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-04

Rolls

Timeline

Date of birth 13 July 1890
Other 1914-08-10 - 1915-03-14 Prior AMF service.
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 05 May 1915 Appointed captain in the 17th Battalion.
Date of embarkation 12 May 1915
Date promoted 18 May 1915 Appointed major.
Date of embarkation 22 August 1916
Date promoted 1916-12-17 - 1917-03-18 Temporary lieutenant colonel and temporarily in command of the 17th Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 07 March 1917
Date promoted 19 March 1917 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Other units 19 March 1917 Appointed to command the 19th Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 12 September 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 30 September 1917
Date of death 04 October 1917