Biography

Birth date: 1883
Birth place: Australia: South Australia, Adelaide, Magill
Death date: 28 August 1915
Death place: Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Marmara, Gallipoli Peninsula
Final rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Unit: 9th Australian Light Horse Regiment

Rolls and Awards

Roll of Honour

  • Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Date of Death: 28 August 1915
  • Unit: 9th Australian Light Horse Regiment

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Major
  • Date of embarkation: 11 February 1915
  • Place of embarkation: Melbourne

Australian Red Cross Wounded and Missing Files

  • Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Unit: 9th Australian Light Horse Regiment

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

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

Collection Items

Photograph

H02779

The graves of Second Lieutenant (2nd Lt) William Cameron, Lieutenant-Colonel (Lt Col) Carew Reynell and Captain (Capt) Alfred John Jaffray, of the 9th Australian Light Horse Regiment. All embarked from Melbourne on HMAT Karroo on 11 February 1915. A commission agent from Rushworth, Vic prior to...

H02779

H02784

HILL 60, GALLIPOLI. 1915-08-27. THE COMMANDING OFFICER OF 9TH AUSTRALIAN LIGHT HORSE REGIMENT LIEUTENANT COLONEL CAREW REYNELL FROM REYNELLA, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, CHATTING (HUNTING LICE IN HIS CLOTHING TO DELOUSE HIMSELF). THE NEXT DAY, 1915-08-28, COLONEL CAREW WAS KILLED IN ACTION.

H02784

H16377

Portrait of May Reynell (nee Byard) who was the originator of the League of Loyal Women and the Battalion Clubs in South Australia. For some months she also ran, at her own expense, a tea house for AIF Light Horsemen at Heliopolis, Egypt. Her husband Lieutenant-Colonel Carew Reynell 9th Australian...

H16377

H19213

Informal portrait of Lieutenant-Colonel (Lt Col) Carew Reynell, 9th Australian Light Horse Regiment, mounted on his horse. A vigneron from Reynella, SA prior to enlistment Lt Col Reynell embarked with the rank of Major from Melbourne on HMAT Karroo on 11 February 1915. Following his promotion to...

H19213

Private Record

Timeline

Date of birth 1883
Date of embarkation 1915-02-11
Other units 1915-08-08 - 1915-08-28 Commanding Officer of the 9th Light Horse Regiment.
Date of death 1915-08-28