Biography

Birth date: 13 December 1869
Birth place: United Kingdom: England, Greater London, Ilford
Death date: 24 October 1955
Death place: Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Final rank: Brigadier General
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Unit: 3rd Australian Division

Henry Arthur Goddard was born in England in 1869 and, immigrated to Brisbane, Australia in 1890. He married Elizabeth Maud Morrow in 1897. Goddard was placed in command of Brisbane defences at the outbreak of war in 1914. He joined Australian Imperial Force as Lieutenant Colonel in 1915 and appointed to command 25 Battalion. He was transferred to 17th Battalion and left Sydney on 12 May 1915 for Egypt. Goddard didn't get to Gallipoli until 2 September due to illness. He served at Quinn's Post and remained there until evacuation on 20 December 1915.

Suffering further sickness he was invalided to Australian in 1916. In July 1916 he embarked again, being appointed commander of 35 Battalion. He arrived in France in November and took part in the battle of Messines and was awarded the DSO. Goddard also served at Broodseinde Ridge and Passchendaele; and repealed an attack at Amiens in April 1918; and Morlancourt. Appointed to command 9th Brigade in May 1918, Goddard, led the Somme offensive until the end of the war, including the battle of Bray-sur-Somme and the attack on the Hindenburg line. Goddard was mentioned in dispatches three times, and after the Armistice the awards of the CMG and the Belgian Croix de Guerre were announced. He returned to Australia in 1920.

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Date of embarkation: 12 May 1915
  • Place of embarkation: Sydney

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Order of St Michael and St George

  • Unit: 9th Australian Infantry Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 35th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 3rd Australian Division
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 3rd Australian Division
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Order of St Michael and St George

  • Unit: 9th Australian Infantry Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Belgian Croix de Guerre

  • Unit: 9th Australian Infantry Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Order of St Michael and St George

  • Unit: 9th Australian Infantry Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: Headquarters 9th Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 35th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Order of St Michael and St George

  • Unit: 9th Australian Infantry Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Belgian Croix de Guerre

  • Unit: 9th Australian Infantry Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 9th Australian Infantry Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 9th Australian Infantry Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 35th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Photograph

E02284

Outdoor portrait of Colonel Henry Arthur Goddard DSO, 35th Battalion.

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E03292

Mr C E W Bean, Australian Official Correspondent (left), the Right Honourable W. M. Hughes, Prime Minister of Australia (centre), and Brigadier General H. A. Goddard DSO, General Officer Commanding, 9th Infantry Brigade (right), at Mont St Quentin. Mr Bean is seen explaining the operations of the...

E03292

P05367.010

Group portrait of headquarters officers, 17th Battalion taken outside a tent probably in Egypt. Identified from left: Captain Clive Nigel Smith, MO; Major Edward Fowell Martin, SIC; Colonel Henry Arthur Goddard, Commanding Officer; Captain Arthur Balfour Douglas Brown, Adjutant; Major George Robert...

P05367.010

Digitised Collection

Series 1: Diaries and Notebooks of Henry Arthur Goddard

Diaries and notebooks relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard DSO CMG, 17th Battalion. This series contains diaries and notebooks kept by Brigadier General Goddard in both a personal and professional capacity throughout the war. This series...

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Pocket leather notebook of Henry Arthur Goddard

Notebook relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard. This notebook, with surname and initials printed in gold on the front cover, contains miscellaneous notes, addresses, dates of pay received and movements from 16 March 1915 to 31 June 1917.

RCDIG0000664

Notebook for Henry Arthur Goddard, 1915-1936

Notebook relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard. This notebook, used by Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard between 1915 and 1936, contains biographical details concerning his military service.

RCDIG0000783

1918 Diary related to Henry Arthur Goddard

Diary relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard. The diary was kept by Brigadier General Goddard throughout 1918 and documents the battles of Morlancourt, Villers-Bretonneux, Bray-sur-Somme and the Hindenburg Line.

RCDIG0000784

1919 Diary related to Henry Arthur Goddard

Diary relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard. The diary was kept by Brigadier General Goddard between January and April 1919 and provides an account of his service in France after the war up until his arrival in London in April 1919. Includes the...

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Series 2: Correspondence to and from Henry Arthur Goddard

This series includes official and personal correspondence relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Henry Goddard. This series contains: Official Correspondence, 1915-1919; Personal Correspondence, 1917-1955.

RCDIG0000652

Sub Series 1: Official Correspondence to and from Henry Arthur Goddard

This sub-series consists of Official Correspondence written and received by Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard between 1915 and 1919. It contains letters from other officers regarding the conduct of troops, and letters from Brigadier General Goddard concerning Villers-Brettonneux.

RCDIG0000653

Official correspondence received by Henry Arthur Goddard

Official correspondence relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard. The letters written to Brigadier General Goddard concern the conduct of troops under his command, including a letter requesting the whereabouts of 1455 Private Alexander Albert Ayerst. Letter...

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Official correspondence sent by Henry Arthur Goddard

Official correspondence relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard. This file consists of correspondence sent by Brigadier General Goddard between 1918 and 1919. This file contains: Letter from B.G. [Goddard] to Major General J. Gellibrand, 5 September...

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Sub Series 2: Personal Correspondence to and from Henry Arthur Goddard

This sub series consists of letters of a personal nature received and sent by Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard during the years 1917 and 1955. This includes letters sent by Goddard's son during 1917 and numerous letters from soldiers of the 9th Infantry Brigade congratulating their...

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Personal correspondence received by Henry Arthur Goddard

Personal correspondence relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard. This file includes letters from Brigadier General Goddard's family, friends and fellow soldiers. This file contains: Letter from Leo [son] to Father [Goddard], 27 May 1917; Letter from Leo...

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Personal correspondence sent by Henry Arthur Goddard

Personal correspondence relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard. The file consists of messages and letters sent by Brigadier General Goddard between 1918 and 1935. The messages congratulate a number of soldiers from the 9th Infantry Brigade on receiving...

RCDIG0000789

Series 3: Unit Records collected by Henry Arthur Goddard

This series consists of records relating to the First World War service of Berigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard. It conatins service records for the 17th Battalion, 35th Battalion and the 9th Infantry Brigade, Australian Imperial Force. The records include army correspondence books kept by...

RCDIG0000655

Sub-Series 1: 17th Battalion (1915-1916)

Material acquired by Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard while commanding officer of the 17th Battalion on the Gallipoli Peninsular between September and December 1915. It also includes material accumulated while on board troop ship HMAS Simla during January 1916.

RCDIG0000656

Army Correspondence Book of Henry Arthur Goddard

Army correspondence book relating to the service of Brigadier General Goddard, 17th Battalion. The book was used by Brigadier General Goddard between 21 November 1915 and 13 December 1915 and contains daily intelligence reports from Quinn's Post.

RCDIG0000790

Correspondence, messages and orders of the 17th Battalion

17th Battalion correspondence relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard. The correspondence was produced during Brigadier General Goddard's time in charge of the 17th Battalion and dates from between 5 October 1915 and 8 January 1916. The correspondence...

RCDIG0000791

Sub-series 2: 35th Battalion (1916-1918)

Army correspondence books, official messages and miscellaneous material relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 35th Battalion. The army books and correspondence were used by Brigadier General Goddard between 1916 and 1919, whilst in command of the 35th...

RCDIG0000657

Army Correspondence Book of Henry Arthur Goddard, 1916-1919

Army Book 152 relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard. This correspondence bookwas used by Brigadier General Goddard between 2 February 1916 and 27 January 1919. It contains notes, memos, messages, official documentation and flora.

RCDIG0000792

Army Correspondence Book of Henry Arthur Goddard, 1917

Army correspondence book relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard. This book was used by Brigadier General Goddard between 9 January 1917 and 22 August 1917.

RCDIG0000793

Army Correspondence Book of Henry Arthur Goddard, 1917

Army Book 152 relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 35th Battalion. This correspondence book was used by Brigadier General Goddard between 15 March 1917 and 3 May 1917. It contains intelligence reports and reports on Lewis guns.

RCDIG0000794

Army Correspondence Book of Henry Arthur Goddard, 1917

Army Book 152 relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 35th Battalion. This correspondence book was used by Brigadier General Goddard between 16 March 1917 and 17 April 1917. Inside, the book is inscribed with the name of Captain J. A. Love. It contains...

RCDIG0000795

Army Correspondence Book of Henry Arthur Goddard, 1917

Army Book 152 relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 35th Battalion. This correspondence book, inscribed with the number 182/8, was used by Brigadier General Goddard between 15 May 1917 and 22 August 1917. It contains a number of letters sent by soldiers...

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Army Correspondence Book of Henry Arthur Goddard, 1917

Army Book 152 relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 35th Battalion. This correspondence book, titled 'Confidential II', was used by Brigadier General Goddard between 13 June 1917 and 28 October 1917. It contains correspondence regarding the awarding...

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Army Correspondence Book of Henry Arthur Goddard, 1917

Army Book 152 relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 35th Battalion. This correspondence book, titled 'Correspondence 3', was used by Brigadier General Goddard between 22 July 1917 and 23 October 1917. It contains enemy reconnaisance reports, reports on...

RCDIG0000798

Army Correspondence Book of Henry Arthur Goddard, 1917-1918

Army Book 152 relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 35th Battalion. This correspondence book, titled 'Correspondence 4', was used by Brigadier General Goddard between 31 October 1917 and 30 January 1918. It contains correspondence on promotions, the...

RCDIG0000799

Army Correspondence Book of Henry Arthur Goddard, [1917]

Army Book 152 relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 35 Battalion. This correspondence book, titled 'Officers', was used by Brigadier General Goddard presumably throughout 1917. It contains information on Officers of the 35th Battalion, including their...

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Army Correspondence Book of Henry Arthur Goddard, 1918

Army Book 152 relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 35th Battalion. This correspondence book, titled 'Correspodence 5', was used by Brigadier General Goddard between 8 February 1918 and 19 June 1918. It contains correspondence relating toBrigade orders,...

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Messages and signals notebook of Henry Arthur Goddard, 1917

Messages and signals notebook relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 35th Battalion. The notebook contains messages and signals relating to the supply of ammunition and the amount of casualties suffered. It was used by Brigadier General Goddard between...

RCDIG0000802

Miscellaneous papers of the 35th Battalion compiled by Henry Arthur Goddard, 1916-1918

Folder of miscellaneous papers relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 35th Battalion. The papers relate to the recommendation, commission and provision of honours of members of the 35th Battalion and were compiled by Brigadier General Goddard between 20...

RCDIG0000803

Sub-series 3: 9th Infantry Brigade (1916-1918)

Correspondence material relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 9th Brigade. The messages and other correspondence were kept by Brigadier General Goddard between 1917 and 1919, and relate to his time as commanding officer of the 9th Infantry Brigade in...

RCDIG0000658

Correspondence book 1918 of Henry Arthur Goddard

Army Book 152 relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Goddard, 9th Brigade. This Correspondence book, titled '1918', was used by Brigadier General Goddard between 24 June 1918 and 26 June 1918. It contains letters to a number of senior officers in the 9th Infantry Brigade,...

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Field Message book 1918 of Henry Arthur Goddard

Field Message Book titled 'Army book 153' related to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 9th Infantry Brigade. This Field Message book was used by Brigadier General Goddard between 20 September 1918 and 3 December 1918. It contains notes on the divisional...

RCDIG0000805

Papers of the 9th Infantry Brigade compiled by Henry Arthur Goddard

Papers of the 9th Infantry Brigade relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard. File contains: Proceedings of a court and Inquiry, in the field, 21 December 1917; Letter from John Monash to Lieutenant Colonel Goddard, 8 April 1917; Transcript of General...

RCDIG0000806

Series 4: Unit histories collected by Henry Arthur Goddard

Collection of Battalion histories and other papers relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 9th Infantry Brigade. The first series consists of a pocket leather notebook containing officer lists, casualty lists and the names of relatives of officers killed...

RCDIG0000659

Sub-Series 1: Battalion Histories

Battalion histories relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 35th Battalion. This series consists of a pocket leather notebook containing officer lists, casualty lists and the names of relatives of officers killed. The papers relate to the history of the...

RCDIG0000660

Pocket leather note book of Henry Arthur Goddard

Pocket note book relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 35th Battalion. The Notebeook is inscribed 'H. A. Goddard, Toowoomba', and contains a Seniority Lists of Officers of the 35th battalion, Officers Schools results, casualty lists, lists of relatives...

RCDIG0000807

Papers relating to narrative history of the 35th Battalion complied by Henry Arthur Goddard

Collection of papers relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard. The papers comprise the narrative history of the 35th Battalion, containing individual accounts of operations at Villers-Bretonneux, between 30 March and 16 April 1918, Morlancourt, 5 to the 6...

RCDIG0000808

Sub-Series 2: Brigade Histories

Collection of papers relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 9th Brigade. This series comprises of a narrative history of the 9th Brigade, 'Chain of Events: History of the 9th Australian Infantry Brigade Group', war diaries relating to the 9th Brigade...

RCDIG0000661

9th Brigade War Diary as complied by Henry Arthur Goddard

9th Brigade War Diaries relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 9th Brigade Australian Imperial Force. The War Diaries cover the actions, operations and casualties suffered by the Battalions of the 9th Brigade from 1917 until late 1918. Included in these...

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Chain Of Events, History of 9th Australian Infantry Brigade Group complied by Henry Arthur Goddard

Folder of 9th Brigade Histories relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 9th Brigade, Australian Imperial Force. The collection of documents, titled 'Chain Of Events: History of 9th Australian Infantry Brigade Group', covers various sections of the history...

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Operations and Training; Ammunition Supply complied by Henry Arthur Goddard

Folder for Operations, Training and Ammunition Supply relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 9th Brigade. The folders contains a report on the training of the Brigade in ammunition supply and a table covering the use of ammunition between July 1917 and...

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Events of 1916 for 24th Company Army Service Corp, 9th Australian Machine Gun Company and 9th Field Company Australian Engineers complied by Henry Arthur Goddard

Folder of 9th Brigade Histories relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 9th Brigade, Australian Imperial Force. The folder contains the dates of events for 1916 relating to the 24th Company Army Service Corps, 9th Australian Machine Gun Company and the...

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Series 5: Maps collected and used by Henry Arthur Goddard

Collection of maps relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 9th Brigade. The maps show various defensive and offensive lines held by the allies and the locations of trenches used by the 9th Brigade at Villers-Bretonneux between 1917 and 1918.

RCDIG0000662

Maps collected and used by Henry Arthur Goddard

Collection of maps relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 9th Brigade, Australian Imperial Force. The maps show various defensive and offensive lines held by the allies and the locations of trenches used by the 9th Brigade at Villers-Bretonneux between...

RCDIG0000813

Series 6: Miscellaneous items relating to Henry Arthur Goddard

This series consists of miscellaneous items relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 9th Brigade. It includes a copy of the Times Weekly Edition, 14 Jan 1916, authorisation for Lieutenant Colonel Henry Arthur Goddard to convene District Courts-Martial...

RCDIG0000663

Miscellaneous items relating to Henry Arthur Goddard

Folder of miscellaneous items relating to the service to the Henry Arthur Goddard, 9th Infantry Brigade. This file contains: Certificate from his Excellency the Right Honourable Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson, Governor-General, granting Lieutenant Colonel Goddard powers to command the troops...

RCDIG0000814

Personal Files Book 15, 10 May - 9 June 1917

File of papers relating to the First World War service of Major General John Monash, 3rd Australian Division. This file, originally part of Book 15, covers 10 May 1917 to 9 June 1917 and includes documents and messages relating to the Messines Offensive of June 1917, timetables for specific attacks...

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Personal Files Book 17, 14 January - 11 February 1918

File of papers relating to the First World War service of Major General John Monash, 3rd Australian Division. This file, originally part of Book 17, covers 14 January 1918 to 11 February 1918 and includes correspondence between Monash and Brigadier General Goddard relating to the return of Captain...

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Personal Files Book 18, 21 April - 8 May 1918

File of papers relating to the First World War service of Major General John Monash, 3rd Australian Division. This file, originally part of Book 18, covers 21 April 1918 to 8 May 1918 and includes an account of the death of Manfred Albrecht von Richthofen (the Red Baron) drawn from eyewitness...

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Heraldry

1914-15 Star : Lieutenant Colonel H A Goddard, 17th Battalion, AIF

1914-15 Star. Impressed reverse with recipient's details.

REL/03882.002

George VI Coronation Medal : Brigadier General H A Goddard

Geroge VI Coronation Medal. Unnamed as issued.

REL/03882.005

Colonial Officer's Volunteer Decoration: Lieutenant Colonel H A Goddard, 9th Australian Infantry (Moreton Regiment)

Colonial Officer's Volunteer Decoration (Geo V). Engraved reverse with recipient's details.

REL/03882.006

Colonial Long Service & Good Conduct Medal : Lieutenant Colonel H A Goddard, 7th Australian Infantry, Moreton Regiment

Colonial Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. Engraved around edge with recipient's details.

REL/03882.007

Distinguished Service Order : Lieutenant Colonel H A Goddard, 35 Battalion, AIF

Distinguished Service Order (Geo V). Unnamed as issued.

REL/03882.001

British War Medal 1914-20 : Brigadier General H A Goddard, AIF

British War Medal 1914-20. Impressed around edge with recipient's details.

REL/03882.003

Victory Medal with MID : Brigadier H A Goddard, AIF

Victory Medal with mentioned in despatches oak leaf. Impressed around edge with recipient's details.

REL/03882.004

Belgian Croix de Guerre: Brigadier General H A Goddard, AIF

Belgian Croix de Guerre. Unnamed as issued.

REL/03882.008

Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George : Brigadier General H A Goddard, 9th Infantry Brigade, AIF

Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George neck badge. Unnamed as issued.

REL/03883

Private Record

Goddard, Henry Arthur, CMG, DSO, VD (Brigadier General, b.1869 - d.1955)

Collection relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard CMG DSO VD. Collection consists of numerous personal papers such as diaries for 1918 and 1919 and personal correspondence between 1917 and 1955; as well as military correspondence and records for 17... Maker: Goddard, Henry Arthur

3DRL/2379 (With records)

Timeline

Date of birth 1869-12-13
Other 1890 Immigrated to Australia.
Date commissioned 1899-11-30 Commissioned as a lieutenant in the Moreton Regimenht.
Other 1906 - 1915 Consul for Paraguay.
Date promoted 1913-02-11 Promoted to lieutenant and given command of the regiment.
Other 1914 Placed in charge of the Brisbane Defences when war broke out.
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 1915-03-16 Appointed to the AIF with the rank of lieutenant colonel and given command of the 25th Infantry Battalion.
Other units 1915-05-09 Ordered to take over the command of the 17th Infantry Battalion.
Date of embarkation 1915-05-12
Other 1915-05-12 Took charge of the 17th Infantry Battalion on board the transport Themistocles, sailing for Egypt.
Other 1916-01-18 Admitted to hospital with a serious case of dysentry.
Other 1916-04-10 Evacuated to Australia.
Date returned to Australia 1916-05-18
Other 1916-07-16 Rejoined the AIF.
Other 1916-08-01 Departed from Melbourne on board HMAT Miltiades for London.
Other units 1916-10-13 Given command of the 35th Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-10-06
Date of honour or award 1918 Mention in Despatches and awarded the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) for his part in the action at Messines, Broodeseinde and Passchendaele.
Other units 1918-01-05 - 1918-02-18 Acting commander of the 9th Infantry Brigade.
Other units 1918-05-21 Took over command of the 9th Infantry Brigade.
Date promoted 1918-06-01 Promoted to full colonel and temporary brigadier general.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918-09-21
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918-09-30
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918-10-16
Date of honour or award 1919 Mention in Despatches and made a Companion of St Michael and St George (CMG) for his part in the Bray-sur-Somme battle and the attack on the Hindenburg Line.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1919-02-07
Date of recommendation honour or award 1919-03-27
Date of recommendation honour or award 1919-03-30
Other 1920-05-11 AIF appointment terminated.
Other units 1921 - 1926 Commanded the 14th Infantry Brigade and was honorary colonel of the 17th Infantry Battalion.
Other 1931 Placed on the retired list with the rank of brigadier general.
Date of death 1955-10-24