Biography

Birth date: 1881
Final rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Unit: 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

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

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Honorary Captain

  • Unit: 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

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

  • Unit: 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

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

  • Unit: 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Order of St Michael and St George

  • Unit: 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Collection Items

Private Record

Bourchier, Murray W (Lieutenant Colonel, 4th LH Regt b: 1881)

AWRS RESUME OF SERVICE. LETTERS FROM GALLIPOLI, PALESTINE AND SYRIA. MENTIONS EVACUATION AND ATTACK ON BEERSHEBA. LETTER RE ARMISTICE AND NOTING FRIENDS WHO DIED Maker: Bourchier, Murray William James

2DRL/0444

Digitised Collection

Diary of Philip Arthur Chambers, 1917-1918

Diary relating to the First World War service of Major Philip Arthur Chambers, 12th Light Horse Regiment. In this diary, kept between 12 January 1917 and 31 December 1918, Chambers provides an officer's observations and account of 12th Light Horse Regiment of which he was a commanding officer....

RCDIG0000910

Timeline

Date of birth 1881
Date of embarkation 1914-10-19
Date of recommendation honour or award 1916-02-13
Date of recommendation honour or award 1916-02-15
Other 1916-05-27 - 1918-01-28 Commanding Officer of the 4th Light Horse Regiment.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-11-02
Other 1918-01-03 - 1918-09-28 Commanding Officer of the 4th Light Horse Regiment.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918-06-14
Other 1918-12-16 - 1919-04-27 Commanding Officer of the 4th Light Horse Regiment.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918-12-23
Date returned to Australia 1919-06-13