Lieutenant Colonel David McFie McConaghy

Ranks Held Lieutenant Colonel, Lieutenant Honorary Captain, Major
Birth Date 05 April 1887
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Cootamundra
Death Date 09 April 1918
Death Place France
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
  • 3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 54th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 55th Australian Infantry Battalion
Places
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1916-01-14
Published in London Gazette in 1916-01-28
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 1916-04-06
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1916-04-06

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    55th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Australian Red Cross Wounded and Missing Files:

    Unit
    54th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Roll of Honour:

    Unit
    54th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    01 January 1917 on page 28 at position 47
    Commonwealth Gazette
    29 June 1917 on page 1389 at position 52
  • First World War Nominal Roll:

    Unit
    54th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    28 January 1916 on page 1208 at position 40
    Commonwealth Gazette
    06 April 1916 on page 861 at position 122
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    55th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    04 January 1917 on page 256 at position 38
    Commonwealth Gazette
    29 June 1917 on page 1393 at position 100
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

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

    Unit
    3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    55th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

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

    Unit
    3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    14 January 1916 on page 567 at position 5
    Commonwealth Gazette
    06 April 1916 on page 860 at position 5

Timeline

Date of birth 05 April 1887 Cootamundra, NSW.
Date of enlistment 03 September 1914 Appointed Leiutenant, 3 Battalion.
Date of embarkation 20 October 1914
Other units 21 February 1915 55 Battalion.
Date promoted 12 March 1915 Appointed Lieutenant Colonel.
Date promoted 01 May 1915 Appointed Captain.
Date promoted 02 May 1915 Appointed Major.
Date promoted 07 August 1915 Appointed temporary Lieutenant Colonel.
Date of recommendation honour or award 12 August 1915
Date of recommendation honour or award 13 August 1915
Date of recommendation honour or award 31 August 1915
Other 1915-10-06 - 1915-10-15 Temporary Commanding Officer of 14 Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 03 August 1916
Date of recommendation honour or award 12 October 1916
Other 1917-01-10 - 1917-01-13 Temporary Commanding Officer of 14 Battalion.
Other units 18 December 1917 54 Battalion.
Other 1917-12-22 - 1918-01-23 Temporary Commanding Officer of 14 Infantry Brigade.
Date of death 09 April 1918 Died of wounds in France.