Biography

Final rank: Major
Service number: WX32 - Second World War, 1939-1945
Units:
  • 2/6th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 2/11th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 4th Australian Infantry Battalion

Rolls and Awards

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Military Cross

  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Honours and Awards : Officer of the Order of the British Empire

  • Unit: 2/11th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Honours and Awards : Military Cross

  • Unit: 2/11th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Collection Items

Photograph

054139

CHIDLOW, WA. 1943-07-13. PORTRAIT OF WX32 MAJOR D. A. C. JACKSON, MC., OF THE 2/11 AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION, WITH THE BATTALION MASCOT "BINTY". "BINTY" WAS BORN IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND WAS BROUGHT BACK TO AUSTRALIA BY THE UNIT.

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054150

DEPARTURE OF THE 2/11TH AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION, AIF, FOR THE EASTERN STATES. SHOWN ARE: WX15618 PRIVATE (PTE) M. C. WILSON; WX12581 CORPORAL A. W. SIMPSON; WX13605 PTE L. A. HEAD; WX14 MAJOR T. C. BEDELLS; WX32 MAJOR D. A. C. JACKSON, MC; WX18 LIEUTENANT COLONEL H. M. L. BINKS.

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054151

CHIDLOW, WA. 1943-07-13. DEPARTURE OF THE 2/11TH AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION, AIF, FOR THE EASTERN STATES. LEFT TO RIGHT: WX18 LIEUTENANT COLONEL H. M. L. BINKS; WX14 MAJOR T. C. BEDELLS; WX2688 CAPTAIN N. L. L. ALLNUTT; WX32 MAJOR D. A. C. JACKSON, MC; WARRANT OFFICER 2 C. W. MITCHELL.

054151

054533

Chidlow, WA. 1943-07-20. Members of the 2/11th Australian Infantry Battalion, AIF, boarding motor transport taking them to the railway station to entrain for the Eastern States. In the centre of the photograph are WX32 Major D.A.C. Jackson, MC, and WX604 Lieutenant G.V.R. Chidgzey.

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054629

CHIDLOW, WA, 1943-07-12. LUNCH IN HONOUR OF NX70343 LIEUTENANT GENERAL H. GORDON BENNETT CB CMG DSO VD, AND VX133091 MAJOR GENERAL H. W. LLOYD CB CMG CVO DSO, HELD IN THE BRIGADE HEADQUARTERS MESS OF THE 2/11TH AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION. SHOWN ARE: NX70343 LIEUTENANT COLONEL H. GORDON BENNETT...

054629

079220

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-02-23. VX14047 LIEUTENANT COLONEL W.S. HOWDEN, COMMANDING OFFICER, 2/8TH INFANTRY BATTALION (1) NX152 MAJOR M.K. RUNGIE, ACTING COMMANDING OFFICER, 2/4TH INFANTRY BATTALION (2) AND WX32 MAJOR D.A.C. JACKSON, MC, ACTING COMMANDING OFFICER, 2/11TH INFANTRY BATTALION.

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054538

Chidlow, WA. 1943-07-20. Brigadier G.F. Langley, DSO ED, farewelling WX32 Major D.A.C. Jackson, MC, 2/11th Australian Infantry Battalion, AIF, as the Battalion leaves by train for the Eastern States. WX6641 Lieutenant H.D. Black and WX8482 Lieutenant J.McK. Oag look on.

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054627

CHIDLOW, WA, 1943-07-12. OFFICERS OF THE 2/11TH AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION. LEFT TO RIGHT: FRONT ROW - NX111986 COLONEL K. M. GRAHAM ED; BRIGADIER G. F. LANGLEY DSO; WX12 MAJOR V. P. CHAPMAN; WX18 LIEUTENANT COLONEL H. MCL. BINKS; NX70343 LIEUTENANT GENERAL H. GORDON BENNETT CB CMG DSO VD;...

054627

079218

AITAPE, NEW GUINEA. 1945-02-23. VX17 MAJOR-GENERAL J.E.S. STEVENS, DSO, ED, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 6TH DIVISION (1) TAKES THE SALUTE AS MEMBERS OF THE 19TH INFANTRY BRIGADE MOVES PAST THE SALUTING BASE AT THE CONCLUSION OF HIS INSPECTION OF THE UNIT. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:- QX6049 BRIGADIER...

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