Biography

Birth date: 18 November 1879
Birth place: India
Death date: 06 February 1931
Death place: Canada: Montreal
Final rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Units:
  • Australian Division
  • 4th Australian Infantry Battalion

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Major
  • Date of embarkation: 20 October 1914
  • Place of embarkation: Sydney

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 4th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 4th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Companion of the Order of the Bath

  • Unit: 4th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 4th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 4th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: Australian Division
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

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

  • Unit: 4th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 4th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Collection Items

Photograph

P11615.001

Group portrait of officers of the 4th Battalion prior to embarkation. Identified from left to right, back row: Second Lieutenant (2nd Lt) John Dawson Christie from Sydney, NSW (later Lieutenant); 2nd Lt Percival Francis Vere Turner from Edgecliffe, NSW (later Lieutenant); 2nd Lt William Reginald...

P11615.001

Private Record

Timeline

Date of birth 1879-11-18
Date promoted 1914-08-15 Appointed Major.
Other units 1914-08-15 4 Battalion.
Date of embarkation 1914-10-20
Date promoted 1915-07-14 Appointed Lieutenant Colonel.
Other 1915-07-14 Commanding Officer 4 Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1915-08-13
Date of recommendation honour or award 1915-12-09
Other 1916-02-01 Camp Commandant Tel-el Kabir.
Other 1916-09-07 AIF appointment terminated.
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 1916-10-19 Re-atested as a Private in the 23rd Reinforcements, 9 Battalion.
Date promoted 1917-02-14 Appointed acting Corporal.
Other units 1917-03-29 13 Battalion.
Date promoted 1917-03-30 Appointed acting Sergeant.
Other units 1917-04-10 9 Battalion.
Other units 1917-04-26 13 Battalion.
Date promoted 1917-05-12 Appointed acting Sergeant.
Date promoted 1917-05-26 Appointed Second Lieutenant.
Other 1917-10-10 AIF appointment terminated.
Date of death 1931-02-06