Lieutenant General James Whiteside McCay

Ranks Held Colonel, Major General, Temporary Brigadier General
Birth Date 21 December 1864
Death Date 01 October 1930
Final Rank Lieutenant General
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
  • Brigade Headquarters
  • Staff
  • Divisional Headquarters
  • Australian Imperial Force
  • 2nd Inf Bde
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Biographical information The Oxford companion to Australian military history in 1995
Published in London Gazette in 1918-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1918-02-12
Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-04
Published in London Gazette in 1915-10-15
Published in London Gazette in 1916-02-24
Published in London Gazette in 1916-09-25
Published in London Gazette in 1919-06-09
Published in London Gazette in 1915-08-05
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1916-12-14
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1916-05-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1916-02-24
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-07-25
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1915-10-28
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-10-06
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Australian Imperial Force
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major General
    London Gazette
    12 February 1918 on page 1935 at position 5
    Commonwealth Gazette
    25 July 1918 on page 1589 at position 10
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Australian Imperial Force
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major General
    London Gazette
    25 September 1916 on page 9340 at position 2
    Commonwealth Gazette
    14 December 1916 on page 3385 at position 18
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Staff
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major General
    London Gazette
    01 January 1918 on page 7 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 846 at position 21
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Australian Imperial Force
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major General
    London Gazette
    04 January 1917 on page 253 at position 22
    Commonwealth Gazette
    29 June 1917 on page 1391 at position 37
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Australian Imperial Force
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Brigadier General
    London Gazette
    24 February 1916 on page 2065 at position 2
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 May 1916 on page 1161 at position 5
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

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

    Unit
    Staff
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Brigadier General
    London Gazette
    05 August 1915 on page 7668 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    28 October 1915 on page 2736 at position 3
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Australian Imperial Force
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major General
    London Gazette
    09 June 1919 on page 7426 at position 2
    Commonwealth Gazette
    06 October 1919 on page 1468 at position 8
  • First World War Nominal Roll:

    Unit
    2nd Inf Bde
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major General
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Australian Imperial Force
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Brigadier General
    London Gazette
    15 October 1915 on page 10149 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    24 February 1916 on page 455 at position 2
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    Brigade Headquarters
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    Divisional Headquarters
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    Brigade Headquarters
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Colonel
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Colonel

Timeline

Date of birth 21 December 1864
Date of enlistment 12 August 1914
Date of embarkation 21 October 1914
Date returned to Australia 19 April 1919
Date of death 01 October 1930

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