Brigadier General James 'Cast Iron Jimmy' Heane

Ranks Held Brigadier General, Captain, Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel, Major, Temporary Brigadier General
Birth Date 29 December 1874
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Death Date 20 August 1954
Death Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Collaroy
Final Rank Brigadier General
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Places
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1918-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1917-06-01
Published in London Gazette in 1918-07-12
Published in London Gazette in 1915-06-03
Published in London Gazette in 1915-07-03
Published in London Gazette in 1919-07-11
Published in London Gazette in 1918-05-28
Published in London Gazette in 1917-12-28
Published in London Gazette in 1918-12-31
Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-04
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 1918-10-24
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1915-10-28
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-10-30
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-05-23
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-11-27
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-04

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    1st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Brigadier General
    London Gazette
    28 December 1917 on page 13564 at position 2
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 841 at position 34
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    4th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    2nd Australian Infantry Brigade
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Brigadier General
    London Gazette
    11 July 1919 on page 8826 at position 33
    Commonwealth Gazette
    30 October 1919 on page 1655 at position 5
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    4th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    1st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    2nd Australian Infantry Brigade
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Brigadier General
    London Gazette
    01 January 1918 on page 2 at position 4
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 845 at position 139
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    2nd Australian Infantry Brigade
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Staff
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Brigadier General
    London Gazette
    28 May 1918 on page 6200 at position 23
    Commonwealth Gazette
    24 October 1918 on page 2055 at position 39
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    1st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Brigadier General
    London Gazette
    01 June 1917 on page 5419 at position 19
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 October 1917 on page 2622 at position 41
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain

Timeline

Date of birth 29 December 1874 Sydney, NSW
Date of birth 29 December 1874
Date of embarkation 20 October 1914
Date promoted 01 February 1916 Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel.
Date of recommendation honour or award 31 July 1916
Date of recommendation honour or award 06 October 1916
Date of recommendation honour or award 07 March 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 26 September 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 08 March 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 28 September 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 06 January 1919
Date returned to Australia 06 September 1919
Date of death 20 August 1954 Collaroy, NSW
Date of death 20 August 1954