Brigadier Daniel Aston Luxton

Service number VX138501
Ranks Held Lieutenant, Lieutenant Colonel, Major
Birth Date 22 June 1891
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Camberwell
Final Rank Brigadier
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Place Camberwell
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-11-07
Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1918-06-03
Published in London Gazette in 1918-05-28
Published in London Gazette in 1917-12-28
Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-04
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-10-24
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    5th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    03 June 1918 on page 6454 at position 7
    Commonwealth Gazette
    07 November 1918 on page 2110 at position 11
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    5th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    04 January 1917 on page 254 at position 126
    Commonwealth Gazette
    29 June 1917 on page 1392 at position 59
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    5th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    28 December 1917 on page 13566 at position 51
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 843 at position 126
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    5th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    28 May 1918 on page 6202 at position 45
    Commonwealth Gazette
    24 October 1918 on page 2056 at position 158
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    5th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    01 January 1917 on page 28 at position 39
    Commonwealth Gazette
    29 June 1917 on page 1389 at position 44
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    5th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    5th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    5th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    5th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    5th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major

Timeline

Date of birth 22 June 1891
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 14 August 1914 Appointed Lieutenant, 5 Battalion.
Date promoted 18 October 1914 Appointed Captain.
Date of embarkation 21 October 1914
Date promoted 20 February 1916 Appointed Major.
Date of recommendation honour or award 31 July 1916
Date of recommendation honour or award 06 October 1916
Date of recommendation honour or award 13 November 1916
Date of recommendation honour or award 20 January 1917
Date promoted 08 March 1917 Appointed Lieutenant Colonel.
Other 1917-03-08 - 1918-10-13 Commanding Officer of 5 Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 20 September 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 07 November 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 04 March 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 08 March 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 07 April 1918
Other 31 January 1919 AIF appointment terminated.