Biography

Birth date: 20 March 1883
Birth place: United Kingdom: Scotland
Death date: 09 December 1955
Final rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Unit: 43rd Australian Infantry Battalion

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Major
  • Date of embarkation: 05 June 1916
  • Place of embarkation: Sydney

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 43rd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 43rd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 43rd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Collection Items

Photograph

E01520

Group portrait of officers of the 42nd Battalion. Left to right, back row: Lieutenant (Lt) Hans Victor Peterson (killed in action 24 August 1918); Lt Cyril Harrington Grier Loriard MC; Lt (later Captain) Clarence Richard Collins; Lt Thomas Desmond Tierney DCM; Lt Ernest McKenzie Stevenson MC; Lt...

E01520

Private Record

Timeline

Date of birth 1883-03-20
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 1916-04-01 Appointed second in command of the 42nd Battalion with the rank of captain.
Date promoted 1916-05-01 Appointed major.
Date of embarkation 1916-06-05
Other 1918 - 1919 Commanding Officer of the 43rd Battalion.
Date promoted 1918-02-16 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918-09-30
Date returned to Australia 1919-07-04
Date of death 1955-12-09