Lieutenant Colonel Bernard Oscar Charles Duggan

Ranks Held Lieutenant, Lieutenant Colonel, Major
Birth Date 12 June 1887
Birth Place Australia: Victoria
Death Date 27 December 1963
Death Place Australia: Victoria, Ballarat
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
  • 73rd Victorian Rangers Infantry
  • 21st Australian Infantry Battalion
Places
Conflicts/Operations
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1918-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1919-04-02
Published in London Gazette in 1919-12-10
Published in London Gazette in 1919-07-11
Published in London Gazette in 1917-12-28
Published in London Gazette in 1918-12-31
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-07-23
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 1919-05-23
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1920-03-25

Rolls

  • Honours and 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
  • First World War Nominal Roll:

    Unit
    21st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    21st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    21st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    21st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    21st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    21st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and 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
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

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

    Unit
    73rd Victorian Rangers Infantry
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    21st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    02 April 1919 on page 4316 at position 2
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 July 1919 on page 1163 at position 12
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    21st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    01 January 1918 on page 28 at position 14
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 846 at position 51
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    21st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and 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

Timeline

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