Lieutenant Colonel John Joseph Corrigan

Service number 1017
Ranks Held Captain, Lieutenant Colonel, Major, Sergeant, Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
Birth Date 09 April 1892
Birth Place New Zealand
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Place New Zealand
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1919-10-04
Published in London Gazette in 1918-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1919-07-11
Published in London Gazette in 1917-12-28
Published in London Gazette in 1919-03-08
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-06-17
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-10-30
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1920-01-29

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    15th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    46th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    15th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    46th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    11 July 1919 on page 8832 at position 45
    Commonwealth Gazette
    30 October 1919 on page 1661 at position 24
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    46th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    04 October 1919 on page 12218 at position 2
    Commonwealth Gazette
    17 June 1919 on page 1010 at position 10
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    15th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    28 December 1917 on page 13565 at position 128
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 843 at position 58
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    15th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    15th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    01 January 1918 on page 28 at position 8
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 846 at position 45
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    46th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Sergeant

Timeline

Date of birth 09 April 1892
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 20 September 1914 Enlisted as a private with the 15th Battalion.
Date of enlistment 20 September 1914
Date promoted 01 October 1914 Appointed sergeant.
Date of embarkation 22 December 1914
Date commissioned 14 May 1915 Appointed second lieutenant.
Date promoted 01 September 1915 Appointed temporary captain.
Date promoted 01 January 1916 Appointed lieutenant.
Date promoted 20 January 1916 Appointed captain.
Other 03 March 1916 Appointed Adjutant, 15th Battalion.
Date promoted 01 October 1916 Appointed major.
Other 12 December 1916 Commanding Officer, 15th Battalion.
Date of honour or award 01 January 1917 Distinguished Service Order.
Date of recommendation honour or award 19 January 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 25 April 1917
Other units 07 July 1917 Senior Officers School, Aldershot.
Date of recommendation honour or award 20 September 1917
Date promoted 10 July 1918 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Other units 10 July 1918 Temporary Commanding Officer 46th Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 25 September 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 30 January 1919
Date of honour or award 08 March 1919 Bar to the Distinguished Service Order.
Date of outcome 05 September 1919
Other 03 January 1920 AIF appointment terminated.