Lieutenant General Horace Clement Hugh Robertson

Service number 3/4, VX20321
Ranks Held Lieutenant General, Captain, Lieutenant, Major, Temporary Major, Major General
Birth Date 29 October 1894
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Warrnambool
Death Date 28 April 1960
Death Place Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Heidelberg
Final Rank Lieutenant General
Service Australian Army
Units
  • British Commonwealth Occupation Force
  • 10th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • 19th Australian Infantry Brigade
  • Japan (British Commonwealth Occupation Force) (13 February 1946 - 28 April 1952)
Places
Conflicts/Operations
  • British Commonwealth Occupation Force, 1946-1952 (Japan)
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • Korea, 1950-1953
  • Period 1950-1959
  • Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Biographical information The Oxford companion to Australian military history in 1995
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1947-03-06
Published in London Gazette in 1920-01-12
Published in London Gazette in 1942-06-30
Published in London Gazette in 1917-06-04
Published in London Gazette in 1952-02-05
Published in London Gazette in 1917-07-06
Published in London Gazette in 1950-06-08
Published in London Gazette in 1941-07-08
Published in London Gazette in 1920-01-16
Published in London Gazette in 1951-12-18
Published in London Gazette in 1947-03-06
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1920-04-01
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1920-04-01
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1951-12-06
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-11
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1952-02-14
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1950-06-22
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-04

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    10th Australian Light Horse Regiment
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
    London Gazette
    04 June 1917 on page 5475 at position 49
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 October 1917 on page 2626 at position 66
  • Honours and Awards:

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Major General
    London Gazette
    08 July 1941 on page 3882 at position 2
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Japan (British Commonwealth Occupation Force) (13 February 1946 - 28 April 1952)
    Conflict
    British Commonwealth Occupation Force, 1946-1952 (Japan)
    Rank
    Lieutenant General
    London Gazette
    18 December 1951 on page 6600 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    06 December 1951 on page 3055 at position 1
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    19th Australian Infantry Brigade
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Major General
    London Gazette
    30 June 1942 on page 2857 at position 3
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    British Commonwealth Occupation Force
    Conflict
    Korea, 1950-1953
    Rank
    Lieutenant General
    London Gazette
    05 February 1952 on page 709 at position 2
    Commonwealth Gazette
    14 February 1952 on page 1599 at position 7
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Korea, 1950-1953
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    10th Australian Light Horse Regiment
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    British Commonwealth Occupation Force, 1946-1952 (Japan)
  • Honours and Awards:

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Major General
    London Gazette
    06 March 1947 on page 1091 at position 5
    Commonwealth Gazette
    06 March 1947 on page 750 at position 63
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

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

    Unit
    10th Australian Light Horse Regiment
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Major
    London Gazette
    06 July 1917 on page 6773 at position 56
    Commonwealth Gazette
    11 October 1917 on page 2664 at position 60
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    British Commonwealth Occupation Force, 1946-1952 (Japan)
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Korea, 1950-1953
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    10th Australian Light Horse Regiment
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    16 January 1920 on page 700 at position 4
    Commonwealth Gazette
    01 April 1920 on page 546 at position 11
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    10th Australian Light Horse Regiment
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    12 January 1920 on page 507 at position 5
    Commonwealth Gazette
    01 April 1920 on page 545 at position 55
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    British Commonwealth Occupation Force
    Conflict
    Period 1950-1959
    Rank
    Lieutenant General
    London Gazette
    08 June 1950 on page 2780 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    22 June 1950 on page 1493 at position 25
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    10th Australian Light Horse Regiment
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945

Timeline

Date of birth 29 October 1894
Date of embarkation 08 February 1915
Date of recommendation honour or award 24 December 1916
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 1945-07-26 - 1945-11-30 Appointed commanding officer 6th Division, AIF.
Date of death 28 April 1960

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