Lieutenant Colonel Francis Maxwell de Frayer Lorenzo

Service number 169
Ranks Held Captain, Captain Adjutant, Lieutenant Colonel, Major, Temporary Lieutenant Colonel, Sergeant
Birth Date 07 March 1880
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-04
Published in London Gazette in 1915-11-05
Published in London Gazette in 1917-03-09
Published in London Gazette in 1915-11-08
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-08-21
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1916-01-27
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1916-01-27
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29

Rolls

  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain Adjutant
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

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

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

    Unit
    49th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    10th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    10th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    08 November 1915 on page 11027 at position 3
    Commonwealth Gazette
    27 January 1916 on page 157 at position 48
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    49th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    09 March 1917 on page 2448 at position 5
    Commonwealth Gazette
    21 August 1917 on page 1781 at position 5
  • Pre First World War Conflicts Nominal Rolls:

    Unit
    1st Battalion, Australian Commonwealth Horse
    Conflict
    South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
    Rank
    Sergeant
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    10th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    05 November 1915 on page 11002 at position 82
    Commonwealth Gazette
    27 January 1916 on page 156 at position 114
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    49th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    04 January 1917 on page 256 at position 30
    Commonwealth Gazette
    29 June 1917 on page 1393 at position 92

Timeline

Date of birth 07 March 1880
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 20 August 1914 Appointed captain and Adjutant in the 10th Battalion.
Date of embarkation 20 October 1914
Date promoted 26 April 1915 Appointed major.
Other units 1915-05 Second in command of A Company, 10th Battalion.
Date promoted 12 March 1916 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Other units 12 March 1916 Commanding Officer of 49th Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 10 October 1916
Other 02 October 1917 AIF appointment terminated.