Biography

Birth date: 02 July 1895
Birth place: Australia: Victoria, Richmond
Final rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Service number: 755 - First World War, 1914-1918
VX29296 - Second World War, 1939-1945
Units:
  • 7th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 9th Division Cavalry Regiment

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of embarkation: 19 October 1914
  • Place of embarkation: Melbourne

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Military Cross

  • Unit: 7th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 7th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Military Cross

  • Unit: 7th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 7th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 9 Div Cav
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 9 Div Cav
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 9 Div Cav
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Honours and Awards : Military Cross

  • Unit: 7th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Collection Items

Photograph

E01814

Group portrait of officers of the 7th Battalion. Left to right, back row: Second Lieutenant (2nd Lt) John Hamilton Hamblett (killed in action 9 August 1918); Lieutenant (Lt) Roy Anderson; Lt Maurice Victor Crowe; Lt Kenneth George Banks (died of disease 3 March 1919); Lt (later Captain) Hewlett...

E01814

Timeline

Date of birth 1895-07-02
Date of embarkation 1914-10-19
Date of recommendation honour or award 1916-08-02
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-03-07
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-06-03