Lieutenant General John Dudley Lavarack

Service number NX20310
Ranks Held Captain, Lieutenant Colonel, Lieutenant General, Major, Major General
Birth Date 19 December 1885
Birth Place Australia: Queensland, Brisbane, Kangaroo Point
Death Date 04 December 1957
Death Place Australia: Queensland, Buderim
Final Rank Lieutenant General
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
  • 1 Army
  • 5th Australian Divisional Artillery 1st Division
  • Royal Australian Garrison Artillery
  • Australian Field Artillery
  • 4th Australian Divisional Artillery
  • 5th Australian Divisional Artillery
  • Royal Australian Artillery
Places
Conflicts/Operations
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Biographical information The Oxford companion to Australian military history in 1995
Published in London Gazette in 1918-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1937-02-01
Published in London Gazette in 1919-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1918-05-28
Published in London Gazette in 1917-12-28
Published in London Gazette in 1942-12-03
Published in London Gazette in 1941-12-30
Published in London Gazette in 1918-12-31
Published in London Gazette in 1919-12-15
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-10-24
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1920-03-25
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-05-23
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-05-23

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

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

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

    Conflict
    Period 1930-1939
    Rank
    Major General
    London Gazette
    01 February 1937 on page 690 at position 1
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Royal Australian Artillery
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    31 December 1918 on page 15225 at position 47
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 May 1919 on page 878 at position 61
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

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

    Unit
    5th Australian Divisional Artillery 1st Division
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    4th Australian Divisional Artillery
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    01 January 1919 on page 6 at position 5
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 May 1919 on page 887 at position 11
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

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

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    5th Australian Divisional Artillery
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    01 January 1918 on page 28 at position 34
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 846 at position 71
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

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

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Lieutenant General
    London Gazette
    30 December 1941 on page 7325 at position 1
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    Artillery
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Royal Australian Artillery
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    28 December 1917 on page 13564 at position 18
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 842 at position 9
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Royal Australian Artillery
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant General
    London Gazette
    15 December 1919 on page 15579 at position 6
    Commonwealth Gazette
    25 March 1920 on page 393 at position 3
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

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

    Unit
    1 Army
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Lieutenant General
    London Gazette
    03 December 1942 on page 5258 at position 1
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Artillery
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    28 May 1918 on page 6200 at position 31
    Commonwealth Gazette
    24 October 1918 on page 2055 at position 47

Timeline

Date of birth 19 December 1885
Date of birth 19 December 1885
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 21 September 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 09 March 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 10 May 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 30 September 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 13 October 1918
Date of death 04 December 1957
Date of death 04 December 1957

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