Lieutenant Colonel James Samuel Denton

Ranks Held Captain Honorary Major, Lieutenant Colonel, Major
Birth Date 11 December 1875
Death Date 1963
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1915-06-03
Published in London Gazette in 1915-07-03
Published in London Gazette in 1915-08-05
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1915-09-11
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1915-09-11
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1915-10-28

Rolls

Timeline

Date of birth 11 December 1875
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 25 August 1914 Appointed captain in the 10th Battalion.
Date of embarkation 02 November 1914
Date promoted 01 January 1915 Appointed major.
Other units 01 January 1915 Commanding Officer D Company, 11th Battalion.
Date of honour or award 03 June 1915 Awarded the Distinguished Service Order.
Date of honour or award 05 August 1915 Mention in Despatches.
Date of recommendation honour or award 30 July 1916
Date promoted 22 September 1916 Appointed temporary lieutenant colonel.
Other units 22 September 1916 Commanding Officer 10th Battalion.
Date promoted 27 September 1916 Appointed lieutnant colonel.
Other units 27 September 1916 Commanding Officer 11th Battalion.
Other units 15 September 1917 49th Battalion.
Date returned to Australia 28 February 1919
Other units 28 February 1919 Officer Commanding Troops "Anchises".
Other 09 August 1919 AIF appointment terminated.
Date of death 1963