Corporal Jack Edwin Stawell Stevens

Service Numbers 3617,VX17
Birth Date 07 September 1896
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Daylesford
Death Date 20 May 1969
Final Rank Corporal
Units
Commonwealth of Australia Gazette 29 June 1917 on page 1391 at position 10
London Gazette 1 January 1917 on page 55 at position 10


Collection items

Rolls

  • First World War Embarkation Roll

    Rank
    Corporal
    Place of Embarkation
    Melbourne
    Embarkation Ship
    HMAT Ceramic A40
    Date of Embarkation
    23 November 1915
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918

Honours & Awards

  • Honours and Awards:

    Award/Honour
    Companion of the Order of the Bath
    Classification
    Order of the Bath
    Unit
    6 Australian Division
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Temporary Major General
    London Gazette
    14 February 1946 on page 941 at position 2
    Commonwealth Gazette
    21 February 1946 on page 407 at position 16
  • Honours and Awards:

    Award/Honour
    Distinguished Service Order
    Classification
    British/Australian gallantry awards
    Unit
    21st Australian Infantry Brigade
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Brigadier
    London Gazette
    21 October 1941 on page 6085 at position 1
  • Honours and Awards:

    Award/Honour
    Mention in despatches
    Classification
    British/Australian gallantry awards
    Unit
    21st Australian Infantry Brigade
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Brigadier
    London Gazette
    21 October 1941 on page 6089 at position 1
  • Honours and Awards:

    Award/Honour
    Meritorious Service Medal
    Classification
    British/Australian gallantry awards
    Unit
    5th Australian Division Signals Company
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Sergeant
    London Gazette
    1 January 1917 on page 55 at position 10
    Commonwealth Gazette
    29 June 1917 on page 1391 at position 10
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Award/Honour
    Companion of the Order of the Bath
    Classification
    Order of the Bath
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Award/Honour
    Distinguished Service Order
    Classification
    British/Australian gallantry awards
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Award/Honour
    Mention in despatches
    Classification
    British/Australian gallantry awards
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Award/Honour
    Meritorious Service Medal
    Classification
    British/Australian gallantry awards
    Date of Recommendation
    20 January 1917
    Unit
    4th Australian Division Signals Company
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Sergeant
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Award/Honour
    Meritorious Service Medal
    Classification
    British/Australian gallantry awards
    Date of Recommendation
    20 September 1916
    Unit
    4th Australian Division Signals Company
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Sergeant

Timeline

Date of birth 1896-09-07
Date of embarkation 1915-11-23
Date of recommendation honour or award 1916-09-20
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-01-20
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 1943-03-15 - 1945-07-26 Appointed officer in command of 6th Division, AIF.
Date of death 1969-05-20

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