Colonel William Weston Hearne

Ranks Held Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel, Major, Temporary Colonel
Birth Date 07 February 1871
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Bega
Death Date 17 October 1917
Death Place Belgium
Final Rank Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
  • 5th Division Headquarters Australian Army Medical Corps
  • 5th Australian Division
  • 2nd Australian Field Ambulance
  • Australian Army Medical Corps
Places
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1917-06-01
Published in London Gazette in 1917-05-26
Published in London Gazette in 1917-12-28
Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-04
Published in London Gazette in 1917-06-04
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-11
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-04
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-04

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    2nd Australian Field Ambulance
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

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

    Unit
    Australian Army Medical Corps
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • First World War Nominal Roll:

    Unit
    Australian Army Medical Corps
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    2nd Australian Field Ambulance
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    Australian Army Medical Corps
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    5th Australian Division
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    5th Australian Division
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Australian Army Medical Corps
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Colonel
    London Gazette
    04 June 1917 on page 5475 at position 23
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 October 1917 on page 2626 at position 39
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Australian Army Medical Corps
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    04 January 1917 on page 256 at position 122
    Commonwealth Gazette
    29 June 1917 on page 1394 at position 20
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    5th Australian Division
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    2nd Australian Field Ambulance
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Australian Army Medical Corps
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    01 June 1917 on page 5419 at position 19
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 October 1917 on page 2622 at position 42
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Australian Army Medical Corps
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Colonel
    London Gazette
    28 December 1917 on page 13564 at position 3
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 841 at position 35
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Australian Army Medical Corps
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    26 May 1917 on page 5200 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    11 October 1917 on page 2663 at position 71
  • Roll of Honour:

    Unit
    5th Division Headquarters Australian Army Medical Corps
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Colonel

Timeline

Date of birth 07 February 1871
Date of enlistment 17 August 1914
Date of embarkation 19 October 1914
Date of recommendation honour or award 06 September 1916
Date of recommendation honour or award 06 October 1916
Date of recommendation honour or award 21 November 1916
Date of recommendation honour or award 06 February 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 09 March 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 20 September 1917
Date of death 17 October 1917
Date of fate 17 October 1917