Colonel James Charles Francis Slane

Ranks Held Captain, Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel
Birth Date 12 September 1873
Final Rank Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1918-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1917-06-01
Published in London Gazette in 1917-12-28
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-04

Rolls

  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

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

    Unit
    27th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    27th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    27th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    27th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    01 January 1918 on page 28 at position 57
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 846 at position 94
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    Australian Garrison Artillery
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    27th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    01 June 1917 on page 5422 at position 35
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 October 1917 on page 2624 at position 47
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    27th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    28 December 1917 on page 13566 at position 116
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 843 at position 194

Timeline

Date of birth 12 September 1873
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 12 April 1915 Appointed to the 27th Battalion with the rank of captain.
Date of embarkation 31 May 1915
Date promoted 26 August 1915 Appointed major.
Other 15 March 1916 Temporary Secons in Command.
Date promoted 22 August 1916 Temporary lieutenant colonel.
Other 22 August 1916 Appointed to command the 27th Battalion.
Date promoted 24 September 1916 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917
Other units 1917-01-12 - 1917-01-28 Temporary command of the 7th Infantry Brigade.
Other units 1917-08-06 - 1917-08-18 Acting Brigade Commander of the 7th Infantry Brigade.
Other 24 September 1917 Appointed brevet major in the AMF for specially meritorious services rendered on active service.
Date of recommendation honour or award 26 September 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 28 September 1917
Other units 22 October 1917 2nd Australian Division Reinforcements Camp.
Other units 16 December 1917 AIF Headquarters, London.
Other units 28 December 1917 Appointed to command the 6th Training Battalion.
Other units 1918-08-24 - 1918-10-11 Officer commanding troops - return voyage to Australia.
Other 28 October 1918 AIF appointment terminated.