Biography

Birth date: 01 February 1880
Death date: 09 November 1932
Final rank: Colonel
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Units:
  • 3rd Australian Divisional Artillery
  • 7th Australian Field Artillery Brigade
  • 15th Australian Field Artillery Battery

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Major
  • Date of embarkation: 16 March 1916
  • Place of embarkation: Melbourne

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 7th Australian Field Artillery Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 7th Australian Field Artillery Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 15th Australian Field Artillery Battery
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 15th Australian Field Artillery Battery
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 15th Australian Field Artillery Battery
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 7th Australian Field Artillery Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

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

  • Unit: 3rd Australian Divisional Artillery
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 7th Australian Field Artillery Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 7th Australian Field Artillery Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 7th Australian Field Artillery Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 3rd Australian Divisional Artillery
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Order of St Michael and St George

  • Unit: 3rd Australian Divisional Artillery
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 7th Australian Field Artillery Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Collection Items

Photograph

A04160

Group portrait of members of the Second Class at Royal Military College (RMC), Duntroon, with their Officers and Sergeant Majors. This group of cadets was the first to enlist at RMC in June 1911. Identified left to right, back row: McLalland; Whitelaw; Prisk; Goodwin; Hodgson; Boase; C Clowes;...

A04160

H19208

Photograph of Colonel (later Lieutenant General) Henry Dundas Macartney DSO during his service as an observer with the Australian Flying Corps.

H19208

H15968

25 April 1932. Photograph of Colonel H.D.K. Macartney CMG DSO at an ANZAC Day service. (Donor A.W. Bazley)

H15968

P02029.020

Canberra, ACT. 1912-05. Flanked by a guard of honour of staff cadets from the Royal Military College Duntroon, Major H. D. Macartney and his bride leave St John's Church, Reid, after their marriage. Major Macartney had been appointed College Company Officer in December 1911 to assist with...

P02029.020

P02088.002

Duntroon, ACT. c.1913. Group portrait of military and academic staff at the Royal Military College (RMC) Duntroon. Left to right: back row: Lieutenant (Lt) H. Shappere (Instructor in Mounted Drill and Riding), Captain (Capt) A.M. Ross (Instructor in Tactics), Capt P.A.R. Lalor (Doctor),...

P02088.002

P05301.112

Group portrait of Headquarters Staff, 7th Field Artillery Brigade Back row, left to right: 18375 Driver (Dvr) Edward Collins; Gunner (Gnr) Smith; 18647 Gnr Francis Frederick Corkery;18376 Bomdardier (Bdr) Arthur Doughty, (brother of 18449 Gnr Charles Doughty) ; 18449 Gnr Charles Doughty, Rozelle,...

P05301.112

PB0751

Group portrait of 23 officers of No 1 Squadron Australian Flying Corps (1 AFC) waiting to embark on troopship A67 Orsova. Believed to be amongst this group, but most positions unknown are: Captain (Capt) William Hopton Anderson; Lieutenant (Lt) Andrew Delfosse Badgery; Capt David Valentine Jardine...

PB0751

E02511A

Presentation of decorations by General Sir W R Birdwood to 4th Division Artillery. Identified: General Birdwood (1); unidentified (2); Major (Maj) C R Seelenmeyer MC, Australian Army Veterinary Corps (3); Lieutenant (Lt) T P Clark MC, 42nd Battery (4); Lt W W Rose MC, 11th Brigade Headquarters...

E02511A

E02766

Bertangles, France. 20 July 1918. Group portrait of Lieutenant General Sir John Monash KCB VD, and Staff Officers at Australian Corps Headquarters. Identified: Colonel G. W. Barber CMG DSO, Deputy Director of Medical Services (1); Brigadier General (Brig Gen) L. D. Fraser CB CMG, BGHA (2); Brig Gen...

E02766

E02511AKLEFT

Left hand side of reference image only to provide position detail for those named. This image is not for sale. Presentation of decorations by General Sir W R Birdwood to 4th Division Artillery. Identified: Colonel J Faugeron, Commanding Officer, 37th Trench Division Artillery (17); Staff Officer...

E02511AKLEFT

E02766K

Reference image only to provide position detail for those named. This image is not for sale. Bertangles, France. 20 July 1918. Group portrait of Lieutenant General Sir John Monash KCB VD, and Staff Officers at Australian Corps Headquarters. Identified: Colonel G. W. Barber CMG DSO, Deputy Director...

E02766K

Private Record

Timeline

Date of birth 1880-02-01
Other 1916-01-01 - 1916-02-18 Commanding Officer of 1 Squadron, AFC.
Date of embarkation 1916-03-16
Other 1916-04-19 - 1916-04-26 Commanding Officer of 1 Squadron, AFC.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1916-09-27
Date of recommendation honour or award 1916-10-02
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-03-06
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-10-01
Date of recommendation honour or award 1919-01-16
Date of death 1932-11-09