Biography

Birth date: 20 March 1883
Birth place: United Kingdom: Scotland
Death date: 9 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: 5 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 : 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

Collection Items

Private Record (1)

Mahony, Christopher Richard (Lieutenant, b.? - d.1918) 1DRL/0470

Private Record

Mahony, Christopher Richard (Lieutenant, b.? - d.1918)

Collection relating to the service of Lieutenant Christopher Richard Mahony, 43 Battalion, AIF, France, 1918. Collection consists of one letter written by Lieutenant Christopher Richard Mahony to his brother Jack, and one letter of condolence from Lt. Colonel John Farrell, commander of the 43rd...

1DRL/0470

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

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