Biography

Birth date: 14 May 1869
Death date: 09 September 1940
Final rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Units:
  • 10th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • 12th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • 1st Australian Infantry Brigade
  • 30th Australian Infantry Battalion

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Date of embarkation: 13 June 1915
  • Place of embarkation: Sydney

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

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

  • Unit: 1st Australian Infantry Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 1st Australian Infantry Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

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

  • Unit: 1st Australian Infantry Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

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

  • Unit: 1st Australian Infantry Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 1st Australian Infantry Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 1st Australian Infantry Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

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

  • Unit: 10th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

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

  • Unit: 10th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

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

  • Unit: 10th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

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

  • Unit: 10th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 10th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Order of St Michael and St George

  • Unit: 10th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Collection Items

Photograph

P01208.023

Group portrait of officers of 12th Light Horse Regiment. Back row, from left to right: Captain (Capt) Thomas Mullins, Chaplain 4th Class, from Ireland ( later MC, MID); Lieutenant (Lt) John Herbert Huxley from Crookwell, NSW; Lt John William Hampton from Summer Hill, NSW (later Capt, MC); Capt...

P01208.023

Timeline

Date of birth 1869-05-14
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 1915-03-16 Appointed to command the 12th Light Horse Regiment with the rank of lieutenant colonel.
Other units 1915-03-16 - 1915-08-29 Commanding Officer of the 12th Light Horse Regiment.
Date of embarkation 1915-06-13
Other units 1915-09-01 - 1915-10-14 Commanding Officer of the 10th Light Horse Regiment.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-03-23
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-03-24
Other units 1917-05-12 63rd Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-06-04
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-07-27
Other units 1917-09-21 12th Light Horse Regiment.
Other units 1917-10-29 30th Battalion.
Date returned to Australia 1918-04-21
Other 1918-06-22 AIF appointment terminated.
Other units 1918-12-13 3rd Division Headquarters.
Date of death 1940-09-09