Lieutenant Bernard Oscar Charles Duggan

Birth Date 12 June 1887
Birth Place Australia: Victoria
Death Date 27 December 1963
Death Place Australia: Victoria, Ballarat
Final Rank Lieutenant
Units
Commonwealth of Australia Gazette 18 April 1918 on page 843 at position 71
London Gazette 28 December 1917 on page 13565 at position 141


Collection items

Rolls

  • First World War Embarkation Roll

    Rank
    Lieutenant
    Place of Embarkation
    Melbourne
    Embarkation Ship
    HMAT Ulysses A38
    Date of Embarkation
    10 May 1915
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918

Honours & Awards

  • Honours and Awards:

    Award/Honour
    Distinguished Service Order
    Classification
    British/Australian gallantry awards
    Unit
    21st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    1 January 1918 on page 28 at position 14
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 846 at position 51
  • Honours and Awards:

    Award/Honour
    Bar to Distinguished Service Order
    Classification
    Distinguished Service Order
    Unit
    21st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    2 April 1919 on page 4316 at position 2
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 July 1919 on page 1163 at position 12
  • Honours and Awards:

    Award/Honour
    Mention in despatches
    Classification
    British/Australian gallantry awards
    Unit
    21st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    31 December 1918 on page 15227 at position 55
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 May 1919 on page 880 at position 68
  • Honours and Awards:

    Award/Honour
    Mention in despatches
    Classification
    British/Australian gallantry awards
    Unit
    21st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    11 July 1919 on page 8830 at position 105
    Commonwealth Gazette
    30 October 1919 on page 1657 at position 63
  • Honours and Awards:

    Award/Honour
    Mention in despatches
    Classification
    British/Australian gallantry awards
    Unit
    21st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    28 December 1917 on page 13565 at position 141
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 843 at position 71
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Award/Honour
    Distinguished Service Order
    Classification
    British/Australian gallantry awards
    Date of Recommendation
    30 September 1917
    Unit
    21st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Award/Honour
    Bar to Distinguished Service Order
    Classification
    Distinguished Service Order
    Date of Recommendation
    21 October 1918
    Unit
    21st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Award/Honour
    Bar to Distinguished Service Order
    Classification
    Distinguished Service Order
    Date of Recommendation
    21 October 1918
    Unit
    21st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Award/Honour
    Italian Cavalier of the Order of the Crown of Italy
    Classification
    Italian awards and medals
    Date of Recommendation
    05 February 1917
    Unit
    21st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Award/Honour
    Distinguished Service Order
    Classification
    British/Australian gallantry awards
    Date of Recommendation
    19 September 1917
    Unit
    21st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Award/Honour
    Distinguished Service Order
    Classification
    British/Australian gallantry awards
    Date of Recommendation
    09 September 1917
    Unit
    21st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    73rd Victorian Rangers Infantry
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant

Timeline

Date of birth 1887-06-12
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 1915-04-12 Appointed to the 21st Battalion with the rank of lieutenant.
Date promoted 1915-05-01 Appointed captain.
Date of embarkation 1915-05-10
Date of embarkation 1915-05-10
Date promoted 1916-03-12 Appointed major.
Other units 1917-02-02 Temporary command of the 21st Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-02-05
Other 1917-02-25 Placed on the seconded list.
Other units 1917-06-09 Rejoined 21st Battalion.
Date promoted 1917-06-15 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Other 1917-06-15 Commanding Officer of 21st Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-09-09
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-09-19
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-09-30
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918-04-29
Other 1918-06-09 - 1918-06-16 Instruction course.
Other 1918-10-13 Transferred to General List.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918-10-21
Other units 1918-11-29 Commanding Officer 5th Training Battalion.
Other 1919-10-04 AIF appointment terminated.
Date of death 1963-12-27

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