Biography

Birth date: 26 September 1886
Death date: 05 October 1950
Final rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Units:
  • 39th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 52nd Australian Infantry Battalion

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Captain
  • Date of embarkation: 27 May 1916
  • Place of embarkation: Melbourne

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Military Cross

  • Unit: 39th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 39th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Military Cross

  • Unit: 39th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Military Cross

  • Unit: 39th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Brevet Major

  • Unit: 52nd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 39th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Military Cross

  • Unit: 39th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 39th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Collection Items

Private Record

Timeline

Date of birth 1886-09-26
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 1916-05-01 Appointed to the 39th Battalion with the rank of captain.
Date of embarkation 1916-05-27
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-06-07
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-06-16
Date promoted 1917-10-19 Appointed to major.
Other 1918 Commanding Officer 39th Battalion.
Date promoted 1918-03-28 Appointed temporary lieutenant colonel.
Date promoted 1918-11-03 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918-12-29
Date of recommendation honour or award 1919-02-06
Date returned to Australia 1919-07-23
Date of death 1950-10-05