Lieutenant General John Lawrence Whitham

Service number 2038
Ranks Held Brevet Major, Captain, Lieutenant Colonel, Major, Company Quartermaster-Sergeant
Birth Date 07 October 1881
Birth Place India: Bihar, Jamalpur
Death Date 12 May 1952
Death Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Concord
Final Rank Lieutenant General
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Places
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1918-09-16
Published in London Gazette in 1916-01-14
Published in London Gazette in 1916-01-28
Published in London Gazette in 1918-12-31
Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-04
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-02-04
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1916-04-06
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1916-04-06
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-05-23

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Timeline

Date of birth 07 October 1881 Jamalpur, Bengal, India.
Date of enlistment 26 August 1914
Date promoted 26 August 1914 Appointed Captain.
Other units 26 August 1914 12th Battalion.
Date of embarkation 20 October 1914
Date promoted 26 April 1915 Appointed Major.
Date promoted 04 August 1915 Appointed Temporary Lieutenant Colonel.
Other units 23 September 1916 Assistant Adjutant General Administration Headquarters.
Date of recommendation honour or award 03 October 1916
Other units 01 July 1917 Commanding Officer 52nd Battalion.
Other units 01 July 1917 Deputy Assistant Adjutant and Quartermaster General 2nd Division.
Date promoted 10 July 1917 Appointed Lieutenant Colonel.
Date of recommendation honour or award 05 May 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 10 May 1918
Other units 18 September 1918 Commanding Officer 49th Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 08 October 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 13 October 1918
Other units 15 December 1919 Liaison Officer General Headquarters Repatriation and Demobilisation Department.
Other 21 March 1920 AIF appointment terminated.
Date returned to Australia 15 January 1921
Date of death 12 May 1952 Concord, Sydney, New South Wales.