Brigadier Austin Claude Selwyn Holland

Ranks Held Captain, Lieutenant Colonel, Major, Temporary Lieutenant Colonel, Brigadier
Birth Date 20 September 1889
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Death Date 03 December 1965
Final Rank Brigadier
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
  • 3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 55th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 56th Australian Infantry Battalion
Place Sydney
Conflicts/Operations
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1919-01-29
Published in London Gazette in 1944-01-01
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1944-01-06
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-05-23

Rolls

Timeline

Date of birth 20 September 1889
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 10 May 1915 Appointed captain in the 3rd Battalion.
Date of enlistment 10 June 1915
Date of embarkation 16 June 1915
Other units 12 March 1916 55th Battalion.
Date promoted 09 May 1916 Appointed major.
Other 22 February 1917 Temporary command of 55th Battalion.
Other units 16 March 1917 Seconded for duty with 14th Training Battalion.
Other units 02 December 1917 55th Battalion.
Other units 17 April 1918 Temporary command of 54th Battalion.
Date promoted 01 May 1918 Appointed temporary lieutenant colonel.
Other units 01 May 1918 Temporary command of 53rd Battalion.
Other units 04 August 1918 Commanding Officer 56th Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 30 August 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 01 September 1918
Other units 11 October 1918 Commanding Officer 55th Battalion.
Date promoted 21 October 1918 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Date of recommendation honour or award 09 November 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 16 January 1919
Date returned to Australia 23 June 1919
Other 11 October 1919 AIF appointment terminated.
Date of death 03 December 1965