Lieutenant Colonel Maurice Wilder-Neligan

Service number 974
Ranks Held Captain, Lance Corporal, Lieutenant, Lieutenant Colonel, Major, Sergeant
Birth Date 04 October 1882
Birth Place United Kingdom: England, Devon
Death Date 10 January 1923
Death Place Pacific Islands: Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Places
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-11-07
Published in London Gazette in 1918-10-10
Published in London Gazette in 1918-06-03
Published in London Gazette in 1918-05-28
Published in London Gazette in 1917-12-28
Published in London Gazette in 1918-12-31
Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-04
Published in London Gazette in 1915-09-06
Published in London Gazette in 1916-08-25
Published in London Gazette in 1915-08-05
Published in London Gazette in 1918-11-07
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-10-24
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1915-10-28
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1916-11-30
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-03-04
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-02-12
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-05-23
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1915-12-30

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    10th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    9th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Sergeant
    London Gazette
    05 August 1915 on page 7668 at position 48
    Commonwealth Gazette
    28 October 1915 on page 2737 at position 10
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    10th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
    London Gazette
    25 August 1916 on page 8455 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    30 November 1916 on page 3236 at position 22
  • First World War Nominal Roll:

    Unit
    10th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    9th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Sergeant
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    9th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
    London Gazette
    04 January 1917 on page 255 at position 15
    Commonwealth Gazette
    29 June 1917 on page 1392 at position 90
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    10th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    10th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    07 November 1918 on page 13133 at position 2
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 March 1919 on page 372 at position 2
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    9th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Sergeant
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    10th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel

Timeline

Date of birth 04 October 1882
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 20 August 1914 10 Battalion.
Date of enlistment 20 August 1914
Date of embarkation 24 September 1914
Date of honour or award 05 August 1915 Mention in Despatches.
Date of honour or award 06 September 1915 Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal.
Date of recommendation honour or award 05 July 1916
Date of honour or award 25 August 1916 Awarded the Distinguished Service Order.
Date of recommendation honour or award 25 November 1916
Date of honour or award 04 January 1917 Mention in Despatches.
Other 1917-06-23 - 1917-07-05 Commanding Officer of the 10th Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 30 June 1917
Other 1917-07-15 - 1917-09-25 Commanding Officer of the 10th Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 20 September 1917
Other 1917-10-09 - 1918-01-11 Commanding Officer of the 10th Battalion.
Date of honour or award 28 December 1917 Mention in Despatches.
Other 1918-01-18 - 1918-01-23 Commanding Officer of the 10th Battalion.
Other 1918-01-31 - 1918-02-11 Commanding Officer of the 10th Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 08 March 1918
Other 1918-05-20 - 1918-08-12 Commanding Officer of the 10th Battalion.
Date of honour or award 28 May 1918 Mention in Despatches.
Date of honour or award 03 June 1918 Awarded the Companion of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George.
Date of recommendation honour or award 12 August 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 14 August 1918
Other 1918-08-16 - 1918-08-27 Commanding Officer of the 10th Battalion.
Other 1918-09-06 - 1918-09-30 Commanding Officer of the 10th Battalion.
Date of honour or award 10 October 1918 Awarded the French Croix de Guerre.
Date of honour or award 07 November 1918 Awarded the Bar to the Distinguished Service Order.
Date of honour or award 31 December 1918 Mention in Despatches.
Date returned to Australia 08 July 1919
Date returned to Australia 18 July 1919
Other 1919-10-04 - 1919-01-01 Commanding Officer of the 10th Battalion.
Date of death 10 January 1923