Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Gray Marks

Ranks Held Captain, Lieutenant, Lieutenant Colonel, Major, Second Lieutenant, Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
Birth Date 20 March 1895
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Junee
Death Date 25 January 1920
Death Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Palm Beach
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 13th Australian Infantry Battalion
Places
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-11-07
Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1917-06-01
Published in London Gazette in 1917-02-15
Published in London Gazette in 1918-05-28
Published in London Gazette in 1917-12-28
Published in London Gazette in 1919-06-03
Published in London Gazette in 1918-12-31
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-10-24
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-05-23
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-07-25
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-04

Rolls

  • First World War Nominal Roll:

    Unit
    13th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    13th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    13th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    13th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    15 February 1917 on page 1608 at position 2
    Commonwealth Gazette
    25 July 1917 on page 1543 at position 4
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    13th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    29th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    13th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    01 June 1917 on page 5421 at position 94
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 October 1917 on page 2623 at position 148
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    29th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    13th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
    London Gazette
    01 January 1917 on page 44 at position 58
    Commonwealth Gazette
    29 June 1917 on page 1390 at position 44
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    13th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    31 December 1918 on page 15227 at position 31
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 May 1919 on page 879 at position 134
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

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

    Unit
    13th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    29th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    13th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    03 June 1919 on page 6461 at position 34
    Commonwealth Gazette
    07 November 1918 on page 2110 at position 53
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    13th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    28 May 1918 on page 6202 at position 50
    Commonwealth Gazette
    24 October 1918 on page 2056 at position 163
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    13th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    28 December 1917 on page 13566 at position 63
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 843 at position 138
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    13th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    13th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain

Timeline

Date of birth 20 March 1895
Date of enlistment 18 November 1914
Date promoted 20 November 1914 Appointed Second Lieutenant.
Other 20 November 1914 13th Battalion.
Date of embarkation 22 December 1914
Date promoted 25 March 1915 Appointed Lieutenant.
Other 04 June 1915 Acting Adjutant.
Date promoted 20 July 1915 Appointed Temporary Captain.
Other 13 October 1915 Temporary Commanding Officer 13th Battalion.
Date promoted 20 January 1916 Appointed Captain.
Other 01 February 1916 Adjutant.
Date of recommendation honour or award 19 September 1916
Other 1916-10-09 - 1916-10-20 Acting Commanding Officer 13th Battalion.
Date promoted 30 October 1916 Appointed Temporary Lieutenant Colonel.
Date promoted 11 November 1916 Appointed Major.
Date of honour or award 01 January 1917 Military Cross.
Date of honour or award 15 February 1917 Serbian Order of the White Eagle - 3rd Class.
Date of recommendation honour or award 04 March 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 20 September 1917
Other 30 October 1917 Temporary Commanding Officer 4th Infantry Brigade.
Date promoted 05 December 1917 Appointed Lieutenant Colonel.
Date promoted 05 December 1917 Appointed Temporary Lieutenant Colonel.
Other 05 December 1917 Temporary Commanding Officer 13th Battalion.
Other 06 December 1917 Commanding Officer 13th Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 01 March 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 05 May 1918
Other 02 October 1918 Commanding Officer 4th Infantry Brigade.
Date of honour or award 07 November 1918 Distinguished Service Order.
Date returned to Australia 20 February 1919
Date of death 25 January 1920 Drowned at Palm Beach, New South Wales.
Other 20 February 1920 AIF appointment terminated.