Lieutenant Colonel Charles Conway Mason

Ranks Held Captain, Lieutenant Colonel
Birth Date 01 May 1878
Death Date 06 April 1949
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 59th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1917-12-28
Published in London Gazette in 1917-11-19
Published in London Gazette in 1918-03-22
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-08-07
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-03-07
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18

Rolls

  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    59th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    28 December 1917 on page 13566 at position 68
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 843 at position 143
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    59th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    59th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    19 November 1917 on page 11950 at position 6
    Commonwealth Gazette
    07 August 1918 on page 1658 at position 18

Timeline

Date of birth 01 May 1878
Date of birth 01 May 1878
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 19 August 1914 Appointed captain in the 7th Battalion.
Date of embarkation 19 October 1914
Date promoted 03 April 1915 Appointed major.
Other 1916 Invalided to Australia.
Other units 1916 Officer Commanding Machine Gun School Port Melbourne.
Other units 1916 Officer Commanding Musketry School Williamstown.
Other units 1916 Officer Commanding NCO's School Port Melbourne.
Other units 11 September 1916 Second in Command Euripides.
Other units 11 November 1916 59th Battalion
Date promoted 29 November 1916 Appointed temporary lieutenant colonel.
Other units 29 November 1916 Officer Commanding 5th Division Training School.
Other units 08 May 1917 Assistant Commandant 1st ANZAC Corps School.
Other units 19 June 1917 Commanding Officer 59th Battalion.
Date promoted 27 August 1917 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Date of recommendation honour or award 30 September 1917
Other units 1918-02-22 - 1918-09-24 Commandant Australian Corps School.
Other units 17 October 1918 Commanding Officer 5th Machine Gun Battalion.
Other 06 January 1920 AIF appointment terminated.
Date of death 06 April 1949
Date of death 06 April 1949