Lieutenant Colonel Reginald John Albert Travers

Ranks Held Captain, Lieutenant Colonel, Major, Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
Birth Date 21 April 1888
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1918-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1917-06-01
Published in London Gazette in 1916-01-11
Published in London Gazette in 1917-12-28
Published in London Gazette in 1916-06-03
Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-04
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1916-09-21
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1916-04-06
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-04

Rolls

  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

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

    Unit
    Australian Military Forces
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
    London Gazette
    11 January 1916 on page 449 at position 2
    Commonwealth Gazette
    06 April 1916 on page 859 at position 25
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    17th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    03 June 1916 on page 5570 at position 9
    Commonwealth Gazette
    21 September 1916 on page 2622 at position 10
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    26th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    26th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    01 January 1918 on page 17 at position 2
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 846 at position 30
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    17th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    24th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    26th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    28 December 1917 on page 13566 at position 128
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 844 at position 5
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    24th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    26th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Lieutenant Colonel

Timeline

Date of birth 21 April 1888
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 18 August 1914 Appointed a captain in the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force (AN&MEF).
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 07 May 1915 Appointed to the AIF.
Date of embarkation 16 June 1915
Date promoted 15 August 1915 Appointed major.
Date of recommendation honour or award 13 September 1916
Date promoted 29 November 1916 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Other units 29 November 1916 Appointed to command the 26th Battalion.
Other units 21 December 1916 2nd Australian Divisional Reinforcements Depot, France.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917
Other units 25 September 1917 2nd Australian Divisional Headquarters,
Date of recommendation honour or award 04 October 1917
Other units 12 October 1917 Rejoined 26th Battalion.
Other units 1918-03-12 - 1918-03-15 4th Army Musketry School, Belgium.
Date of recommendation honour or award 29 April 1918
Other 13 October 1918 AIF appointment terminated.