Lieutenant Colonel Frederick Royden Chalmers

Service number 10
Ranks Held Lieutenant, Lieutenant Colonel, 2nd Lieutenant, Private
Birth Date 04 January 1881
Birth Place Australia: Tasmania, Hobart, Brighton
Death Date 25 March 1943
Death Place Pacific Islands: Nauru
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Places
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1919-07-11
Published in London Gazette in 1919-06-03
Published in London Gazette in 1918-12-31
Published in London Gazette in 1918-11-07
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-10-30
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-03-04
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-09-15
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-05-23

Rolls

  • First World War Nominal Roll:

    Unit
    27th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    27th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    07 November 1918 on page 13136 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 March 1919 on page 372 at position 10
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    27th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    11 July 1919 on page 8831 at position 35
    Commonwealth Gazette
    30 October 1919 on page 1659 at position 83
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    27th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    27th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    03 June 1919 on page 6793 at position 2
    Commonwealth Gazette
    15 September 1919 on page 1370 at position 24
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant
  • Pre First World War Conflicts Nominal Rolls:

    Unit
    2nd Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen
    Conflict
    South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
    Rank
    2nd Lieutenant
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    27th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    31 December 1918 on page 15227 at position 68
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 May 1919 on page 881 at position 12
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    27th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Pre First World War Conflicts Nominal Rolls:

    Unit
    Tasmanian Mounted Infantry
    Conflict
    South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
    Rank
    Private

Timeline

Date of birth 04 January 1881
Date of birth 04 January 1881
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 28 March 1915 Enlisted as a private.
Date commissioned 16 May 1915 Commissioned as a lieutenant after attending Officers School.
Date of enlistment 16 May 1915
Date promoted 26 May 1915 Appointed captain.
Other units 29 May 1915 27th Battalion.
Date of embarkation 31 May 1915
Date promoted 13 October 1916 Appointed major.
Other 13 October 1916 Second in command of the 27th Battalion.
Other units 1916-10-13 - 1916-12-23 Senior Officers School, Aldershot.
Other units 01 October 1917 Appointed to command the 27th Battalion.
Date promoted 16 December 1917 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Date of recommendation honour or award 15 August 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 28 January 1919
Date returned to Australia 16 June 1919
Other 10 October 1919 AIF appointment terminated.
Dates worked overseas 1938-10 Appointed administrator of Nauru
Date of death 25 March 1943
Date of death 25 March 1943