Biography

Birth date: 27 May 1888
Death date: 29 April 1971
Final rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Unit: 14th Australian Infantry Battalion

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Captain Adjutant
  • Date of embarkation: 22 December 1914
  • Place of embarkation: Melbourne

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 14th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 14th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 14th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 14th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 14th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Collection Items

Private Record

Dare, Charles M (Lieutenant Colonel, DSO MID, 14th Bn AIF b: 1888 d: 1971)

EXTRACT OF LETTER FROM GALLIPOLI DETAILING THE LANDING, UNIT HISTORY SHEET OF OFFICERS, COPIES OF THE ORIGINAL UNIT WAR DIARY, SUMMARY OF THE UNIT'S SERVICE UP UNTIL 1916, OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE BOOKS 1915-1916. Maker: Dare, Charles Moreland Montague

PR88/180

Hansen, Stewart Murray (Captain), MC (d:1917)

Collection relating to the service of Captain Stewart Murray Hansen, MC, 14 Battalion AIF, Egypt, Gallipoli, at sea, France, Scotland, 1915-1917. Collection includes letters from Captain Hansen to family in Victoria, written between February 1915 and September 1916, Hansen's pocket diaries for... Maker: Hansen, Stewart Murray

1DRL/0333

Digitised Collection

Personal Files Book 6, 10 June - 12 July 1915

File of papers relating to the First World War service of Colonel John Monash, 4th Infantry Brigade. This file, originally part of Book 6, covers 10 June 1915 to 12 July 1915 and includes information on officers, suggestions for awards and promotions, intelligence reports, sketches and plans for...

RCDIG0000590

Personal Files Book 7, 22 August - 24 August 1915

File of papers relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General John Monash, 4th Infantry Brigade. This file, originally part of Book 7, covers 22 August 1915 to 24 August 1915 and includes messages exchanged between the 4th Brigade and the New Zealand Army Corps regarding preparations...

RCDIG0000595

Personal Files Book 8, 27 August - 29 August 1915

File of papers relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General John Monash, 4th Infantry Brigade. This file, originally part of Book 8, covers 27 August 1915 to 29 August 1915 and includes a number of operation orders, messages, and reports distributed by the 4th Brigade. It also...

RCDIG0000597

Personal Files Book 8, 29 August - 30 August 1915

File of papers relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General John Monash, 4th Infantry Brigade. This file, originally part of Book 8, covers 29 August 1915 to 30 August 1915 and includes information on the movement of officers within the brigade, a report on the use of new grenade...

RCDIG0000598

Personal Files Book 10, 12 November - 18 November 1915

File of papers relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General John Monash, 4th Infantry Brigade. This file, originally part of Book 10, covers 12 November 1915 to 18 November 1915 and includes several reports by members of the 14th and 16th Battalions stationed at Durrant's Post in...

RCDIG0000603

Personal Files Book 10, 18 November - 25 November 1915

File of papers relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General John Monash, 4th Infantry Brigade. This file, originally part of Book 10, covers 18 November 1915 to 25 November 1915 and includes plans for the defence of a section in the case of a surprise attack, a circular regarding...

RCDIG0000604

Personal Files Book 11, 1 December - 25 December 1915

File of papers relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General John Monash, 4th Infantry Brigade. This file, originally part of Book 11, covers 1 December 1915 to 25 December 1915 and includes documents relating to the preparations for and eventual evacuation of Gallipoli as well as...

RCDIG0000606

Personal Files Book 11, 25 December 1915 - 8 January 1916

File of papers relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General John Monash, 4th Infantry Brigade. This file, originally part of Book 11, covers 25 December 1915 to 8 January 1916 and includes information on the strength of the battalions in the 4th Brigade after the evacuation from...

RCDIG0000607

Personal Files Book 11, 8 January - 31 January 1916

File of papers relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General John Monash, 4th Infantry Brigade. This file, originally part of Book 11, covers 8 January 1916 to 31 January 1916 and includes a letter from Sir Godley refusing special recognition of Lieutenant Crabbe's actions during the...

RCDIG0000608

Personal Files Book 11, 31 January - 29 February 1916

File of papers relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General John Monash, 4th Infantry Brigade. This file, originally part of Book 11, covers 31 January 1916 to 29 February 1916 and includes an exchange of messages between Monash and Lieutenant Colonel Sydney Herring regarding the...

RCDIG0000609

Personal Files Book 13, 1 July - 16 August 1916

File of papers relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General John Monash, 4th Infantry Brigade. This file, originally part of Book 13, covers 1 July 1916 and 16 August 916, contains aerial photographs and maps of the trenches around Lys, advice on fighting in France and the 'lessons...

RCDIG0000614

Timeline

Date of birth 1888-05-27
Date promoted 1914-09-21 Appointed captain.
Date of embarkation 1914-12-22 Embarked with 14 Battalion.
Date of embarkation 1914-12-22
Date promoted 1915-05-27 Appointed major.
Other 1915-08-28 Assumed command of 14 Battalion.
Other 1915-10-12 Arrived in Alexandria.
Other 1915-11-08 Rejoined 14 Battalion in Gallipoli.
Date promoted 1915-12-08 Appointed temporary lieutenant colonel.
Date of honour or award 1916-01-28 Mention in Despatches.
Date promoted 1916-02-20 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Date of honour or award 1916-06-03 Distinguished Service Order.
Date of honour or award 1916-07-13 Mention in Despatches.
Other units 1916-12-05 Transferred to AIF Depots, England.
Other 1917-04-22 AIF appointment terminated.
Date of death 1971-04-29