Colonel Herbert Brayley Collett

Ranks Held Colonel, Corporal, Lieutenant Colonel
Birth Date 12 November 1877
Death Date 17 August 1947
Final Rank Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1919-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-04
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-05-23

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    No. 2 Australian Command Depot
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    28th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    04 January 1917 on page 255 at position 130
    Commonwealth Gazette
    29 June 1917 on page 1393 at position 55
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    28th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Colonel
    London Gazette
    01 January 1919 on page 82 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 May 1919 on page 892 at position 4
  • First World War Nominal Roll:

    Unit
    28th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    28th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    General List
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    28th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    01 January 1917 on page 28 at position 8
    Commonwealth Gazette
    29 June 1917 on page 1389 at position 13
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

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

    Unit
    General List
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Corporal

Timeline

Date of birth 12 November 1877
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 23 April 1915 Appointed lieutenant colonel in the 28th Battalion.
Date of enlistment 23 April 1915
Date of embarkation 29 June 1915
Date of embarkation 29 June 1915
Date of recommendation honour or award 17 September 1916
Other units 15 October 1917 Temporary command of the 7th Brigade Headquarters.
Other units 27 October 1917 Rejoined 28th Battalion.
Other units 23 February 1918 Attached to the 7th Brigade.
Date promoted 27 March 1918 Appointed temporary colonel.
Other units 27 March 1918 Appointed to command No 2 Command Depot.
Date promoted 01 June 1918 Appointed colonel.
Date of recommendation honour or award 30 September 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 04 February 1919
Date returned to Australia 01 June 1919
Other 07 September 1919 AIF appointment terminated.
Date of death 17 August 1947