Colonel Frederick William Hurcombe

Ranks Held Lieutenant Colonel, Major, Lieutenant
Birth Date 16 August 1867
Birth Place Australia: South Australia, Adelaide
Death Date 27 December 1945
Death Place Australia: South Australia, Adelaide, Keswick
Final Rank Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
  • 10th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 50th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 4th Imperial Bushmen
Places
Conflicts/Operations
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1915-11-05
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1916-01-27

Rolls

Timeline

Date of birth 16 August 1867
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 19 May 1914 Appointed major and second in command of the 10th Battalion.
Date of enlistment 19 August 1914
Date of embarkation 20 October 1914
Other units 1914-11-01 - 1914-12-06 Commanding Officer of the 10th Battalion.
Date of honour or award 05 November 1915 Mention in Despatches.
Other units 21 February 1916 Commading Officer 50th Battalion.
Other units 24 February 1916 Camel Corps.
Other units 26 February 1916 50th Battalion.
Date promoted 12 March 1916 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Other 23 January 1917 AIF appointment terminated.
Other 24 January 1917 Re-appointed, Officer Commanding troops (VO).
Date returned to Australia 12 March 1918
Other 24 May 1918 AIF appointment terminated.
Date of death 27 December 1945