Biography

Birth date: 16 August 1863
Birth place: United Kingdom: Northern Ireland, County Down, Banbridge
Death date: 24 January 1942
Death place: Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Final rank: Colonel
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Unit: 25th Australian Infantry Battalion

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Major
  • Date of embarkation: 29 June 1915
  • Place of embarkation: Brisbane

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 25th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Serbian Order of the White Eagle, Fourth Class

  • Unit: 25th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 25th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Czechoslovakian Croix de Guerre

  • Unit: 25th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 25th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Collection Items

Timeline

Date of birth 1863-08-16
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 1915-03-20 Appointed to the 25th Battalion with the rank of captain.
Date promoted 1915-06-02 Appointed major.
Other 1915-06-02 Second in command of the 25th Battalion.
Date of embarkation 1915-06-29
Date promoted 1915-12-08 Appointed temporary lieutenant colonel.
Date promoted 1916-02-01 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Other 1916-02-01 Commanding Officer 25th Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1916-09-17
Other units 1916-09-20 - 1916-09-30 Commanding Officer 7th Infantry Brigade.
Other units 1916-09-29 AIF training depot pending embarkation for Australia for staff duty.
Other 1917-04-27 AIF appointment terminated.
Other 1917-05-17 Re-enlisted - Special Service Battalion, Officer Commanding Troops Kyarra.
Other 1919-01-08 AIF appointment terminated.
Date of death 1942-01-24