Lieutenant James William Russell

Service number N19082, NX123495
Ranks Held Lieutenant, Second Lieutenant
Birth Date 28 February 1890
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Final Rank Lieutenant
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 45th Australian Infantry Battalion
Place Sydney
Conflicts/Operations
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-04
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29

Rolls

  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

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

    Unit
    45th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    45th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant
    London Gazette
    04 January 1917 on page 256 at position 14
    Commonwealth Gazette
    29 June 1917 on page 1393 at position 76

Timeline

Date of birth 28 February 1890
Date commissioned 06 January 1916
WW1 Service 2 06 January 1916 2lieutenant
Date of embarkation 08 March 1916
WW1 Service 3 10 August 1916 lieutenant
Date of recommendation honour or award 10 October 1916
Interwar Service 1 01 March 1917 H/captain (in absetia)
WW1 Service 4 01 March 1917 captain
WW1 Service 6 15 August 1918 demobilised
Interwar Service 2 01 July 1920 captain
Interwar Service 3 19 March 1927 51st battalion
Interwar Service 4 18 January 1928 major
Interwar Service 5 18 May 1929 course assessed fit for comd
Interwar Service 6 01 July 1930 30/51st battalion
Interwar Service 7 01 July 1935 30th battalion
Interwar Service 8 14 November 1938 course assessed fit for comd (again???)
Interwar Service 9 01 July 1939 commanding officer 30th battalion
Appointment 1939-07-01 - 1942-04-04 Battalion: 30th; Rank on appointment: lieutenant colonel; Appointed from: major 30th battalion ; Reason for end of appointment: age new command -GB
Career summary 3 10 October 1941 chief instructor ECMT School senior officers Cse
Career summary 4 04 April 1942 commanding officer 31st Garr battalion
Career summary 5 14 October 1942 enlisted 2AIF
Career summary 6 31 August 1943 course senior officers motor transport 14
Career summary 7 21 February 1944 UFD seconded 2AIF vide Military Secretary
Career summary 8 24 August 1944 ED
Career summary 9 1944-10-10 - 1944-11-16 attached 22nd Garr batta
Career summary 10 18 October 1945 honourary colonel Reserve of Officers
Career summary 1 commanding officer 30th battalion
Career summary 11 Sometime in here he did Command and Staff School CO's & 2iCs #26
WW1 Service 1 SGT 45th battalion