Biography

Birth date: 21 January 1869
Final rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Units:
  • 7th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • 9th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • 13th Australian Light Horse Regiment

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Date of embarkation: 20 December 1914
  • Place of embarkation: Sydney

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

  • Unit: 9th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 9th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 9th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George

  • Unit: 9th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 9th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Photograph

A02967A

Informal portrait of Colonel J M Arnott CMG, who was originally Commanding Officer (CO) of the 7th Light Horse Regiment, and later became Commandant of the Training Centre at Moascar. This is a stereo image. One half of the image is held at A02967.

A02967A

B01012

Colonel J M Arnott CMG, Commandant, sitting at his desk at Headquarters, Australian Training Depot. A safe painted with his name and unit is behind the desk. The mark reads Milners Patent Fire Resisting.

B01012

B01013

Colonel J M Arnott CMG, Commandant (centre), Lieutenant McLean, Adjutant (left), and Major Buckland MBE MID, Camp Quartermaster, Australian and New Zealand Training Centre and Details Camp, standing outside the entrance to the office.

B01013

B01014

Group portrait of the Commandant and Instructional Staff, of the Moascar Training Centre with their mascot puppy dog. Identified: Back row, Major Buckland, Camp Quartermaster, fifth from left. Front row, left to right: Lieutenant McLean, Adjutant; Colonel J M Arnott CMG, Commandant; unidentified.

B01014

B01016

A group portrait of NCOs and men of the Instructional Staff, Moascar Training Centre. Front row, thirteenth from left is Colonel J M Arnott CMG, Commandant, Australian Training Depot.

B01016

A03049

Group portrait of some of the original and 1st Reinforcement officers of the 7th Light Horse Regiment at Maadi. Identified left to right, back row: Second Lieutenant (2nd Lt) Alan Thorne, C Squadron (later Lt, killed in action 27 April 1915); 2nd Lt John Oswald Stevenson C Squadron (later Captain...

A03049

Art

Colonel John Arnott

Depicts a portrait of an officer Lieutenant-Colonel John Arnott, who commanded 9th Australian Light Horse at Serapeum. He was later transferred to command 3rd Australian Light Horse Brigade Training Depot.

ART02754

Private Record

Mackenzie, Arthur Arundel, MC (Captain, b.1891- d.)

Collection relating to the service of Captain Arthur Arundel Mackenzie MC, Imperial Camel Corps and (later) 14 Light Horse Regiment, AIF, Egypt, Syria, 1918-1919. Collection consists of seven letters written by Captain Mackenzie between June 1917 and January 1919, to his sister Helen Arundel... Maker: Mackenzie, Arthur Arundel

1DRL/0446 (With records)

Digitised Collection

Letters from Wilfred Evans to his family, 1917

Letters relating to the First World War service of Major Wilfred Evans, Australian Army Medical Corps. In this series of letters from 1917, Evans details his service in the Sinai and Palestine. He describes the battles of Gaza, in particular that of Beersheba, and includes related hand drawn maps...

RCDIG0000962

Diary of William Throsby Bridges, 1915

Diary relating to the First World War service of Major General William Throsby Bridges, 1st Division Headquarters. In this diary, kept between 1 January 1915 and 23 April 1915, Bridges details the preliminary planning for the Gallipoli campaign. He describes his is time in Egypt visiting the...

RCDIG0001019

Transcript of diary of William Throsby Bridges, 1915

Transcript of diary relating to the First World War service of Major General William Throsby Bridges, 1st Division Headquarters. In the original diary, kept between 1 January 1915 and 23 April 1915, Bridges details the preliminary planning for the Gallipoli campaign.

RCDIG0001020

Timeline

Date of birth 1869-01-21
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 1914-10-17 Appointed to the 9th Light Horse Regiment.
Other units 1914-10-17 - 1915-08-08 Commanding Officer of the 7th Light Horse Regiment.
Date of embarkation 1914-12-20
Other units 1916-02-01 - 1916-02-13 Commanding Officer of the 12th Light Horse Regiment.
Date returned to Australia 1918-05-20