Brigadier Raymond Walter Tovell

Service number VX46983
Ranks Held Lieutenant, Major, Brigadier
Birth Date 09 March 1890
Death Date 1966
Final Rank Brigadier
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
  • 29th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 29th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 29th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 29th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 29th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 29th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflicts/Operations
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1919-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1919-07-11
Published in London Gazette in 1918-05-28
Published in London Gazette in 1942-06-30
Published in London Gazette in 1941-12-30
Published in London Gazette in 1918-12-31
Published in London Gazette in 1942-12-15
Published in London Gazette in 1943-02-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1943-04-15
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-10-24
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-10-30
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-05-23
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-05-23

Rolls

  • First World War Nominal Roll:

    Unit
    29th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

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

    Unit
    26th Australian Infantry Brigade
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Brigadier
    London Gazette
    15 December 1942 on page 5446 at position 1
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    4th Australian Pioneer Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    31 December 1918 on page 15225 at position 89
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 May 1919 on page 878 at position 70
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

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

    Unit
    26th Australian Infantry Brigade
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Brigadier
    London Gazette
    30 December 1941 on page 7332 at position 3
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    4th Australian Infantry Brigade
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

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

    Unit
    4th Australian Infantry Brigade
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    11 July 1919 on page 8827 at position 50
    Commonwealth Gazette
    30 October 1919 on page 1659 at position 26
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    4th Pioneer Battalion Attached 4th Brigade Headquarters
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards:

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Brigadier
    London Gazette
    18 February 1943 on page 858 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    15 April 1943 on page 837 at position 1
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    4th Pioneer Battalion Seconded 4th Brigade
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    26th Australian Infantry Brigade
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Brigadier
    London Gazette
    30 June 1942 on page 2857 at position 6
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    4th Australian Pioneer Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    01 January 1919 on page 21 at position 42
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 May 1919 on page 888 at position 42
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    4th Australian Infantry Brigade
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

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

    Unit
    4th Australian Pioneer Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    28 May 1918 on page 6203 at position 6
    Commonwealth Gazette
    24 October 1918 on page 2056 at position 270

Timeline

Date of birth 09 March 1890
Date of enlistment 28 April 1915
Date of embarkation 29 October 1915
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 09 March 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 18 January 1919
Date returned to Australia 06 September 1919
Date of discharge 19 December 1945
Date of death 1966

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