Major General John Dalyell Richardson

Service number N28
Ranks Held Captain, Lieutenant Colonel, Major
Birth Date 23 April 1880
Death Date 29 July 1954
Final Rank Major General
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
  • Light Horse
  • 2nd Australian Light Horse Brigade
  • 7th Australian Light Horse Regiment
Conflicts/Operations
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1918-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1916-12-01
Published in London Gazette in 1920-01-16
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1920-04-01
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-04-19

Rolls

  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

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

    Unit
    2nd Australian Light Horse Brigade
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • First World War Nominal Roll:

    Unit
    7th Australian Light Horse Regiment
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    7th Australian Light Horse Regiment
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    01 January 1918 on page 28 at position 51
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 846 at position 88
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    7th Australian Light Horse Regiment
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    7th Australian Light Horse Regiment
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    16 January 1920 on page 699 at position 3
    Commonwealth Gazette
    01 April 1920 on page 546 at position 4
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    7th Australian Light Horse Regiment
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Light Horse
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    01 December 1916 on page 11807 at position 37
    Commonwealth Gazette
    19 April 1917 on page 926 at position 45

Timeline

Date of birth 23 April 1880 Raymond Terrace, New South Wales
Date of enlistment 09 November 1914
Date of embarkation 20 December 1914
Other units 1916-09-05 - 1916-11-15 Commanding Officer of the 7th Light Horse Regiment.
Date of recommendation honour or award 10 September 1917
Other units 1918-09-03 - 1919-11-04 Commanding Officer of the 7th Light Horse Regiment.
Date of recommendation honour or award 15 October 1918
Date returned to Australia 28 June 1919
Date of discharge 06 September 1942
Date of death 29 July 1954 Raymond Terrace, New South Wales