Lieutenant Colonel Wilfred Kent Fethers

Ranks Held Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel, Major
Birth Date 26 November 1885
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Malvern
Death Date 10 July 1976
Death Place Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Box Hill
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Places
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-04
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29

Rolls

Timeline

Date of birth 26 November 1885 Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria.
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 05 May 1915 Appointed to the 24th Battalion with the rank of major.
Date of enlistment 05 May 1915
Other units 05 May 1915 Appointed Second in Command of the 24th Battalion.
Date of embarkation 10 May 1915
Date of recommendation honour or award 17 November 1915
Date promoted 25 May 1916 Appointed temporary lieutenant colonel.
Other units 25 May 1916 Appointed temporary Commanding Officer of the 23rd Battalion.
Date promoted 28 July 1916 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Other units 28 July 1916 Appointed Commanding Officer of the 23rd Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 14 September 1916
Other 03 April 1917 AIF appointment terminated.
Other 18 March 1918 Re-appointed to the AIF, Sea Transport Section Officer Commanding Troops Persic.
Date returned to Australia 02 August 1918
Other 02 August 1918 AIF appointment terminated.
Date of death 10 July 1976 Box Hill, Melbourne, Victoria.