Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Steane Louch

Service number 923, WX2
Ranks Held Captain, Corporal, Second Lieutenant, Lieutenant Colonel
Birth Date 30 March 1894
Birth Place Australia: Western Australia, Geraldton
Death Date 1979
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Place Geraldton
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1919-07-11
Published in London Gazette in 1917-06-04
Published in London Gazette in 1941-07-08
Published in London Gazette in 1919-09-20
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-10-30
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1920-01-29
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-04

Rolls

  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

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

    Unit
    51st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
    London Gazette
    11 July 1919 on page 8832 at position 76
    Commonwealth Gazette
    30 October 1919 on page 1660 at position 101
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    51st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    51st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
    London Gazette
    20 September 1919 on page 11750 at position 4
    Commonwealth Gazette
    29 January 1920 on page 86 at position 4
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

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

    Unit
    2/11th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    08 July 1941 on page 3890 at position 50
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    51st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    51st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
    London Gazette
    04 June 1917 on page 5486 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 October 1917 on page 2627 at position 10
  • First World War Nominal Roll:

    Unit
    51st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    51st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain

Timeline

Date of birth 30 March 1894 Geraldton, Western Australia
Date of enlistment 16 August 1914
Date of embarkation 02 November 1914
Date of embarkation 31 March 1916
Date of recommendation honour or award 02 March 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 20 January 1919
Date returned to Australia 08 May 1919
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 1939-10-13 - 1941-04-20 Commanding officer of 2/11 Battalion, 6 Division, AIF.
Date of death 1979 Perth, Western Australia