Biography

Birth date: 19 October 1890
Death date: 1962
Final rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Units:
  • 58th Infantry Essendon Rifles
  • 59th Australian Infantry Battalion

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
  • Date of embarkation: 19 October 1914
  • Place of embarkation: Melbourne

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Lieutenant
  • Date of embarkation: 01 August 1916
  • Place of embarkation: Melbourne

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 59th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 59th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Brevet Major

  • Unit: 58th Infantry Essendon Rifles
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 59th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : French Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, Fifth Class

  • Unit: 59th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 59th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Bar to Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 59th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 59th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Bar to Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 59th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 59th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 59th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 59th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 59th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Bar to Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 59th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Collection Items

Timeline

Date of birth 1890-10-19
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 1914-08-24 Appointed 2nd lieutenant in the 7th Battalion.
Date of embarkation 1914-10-19
Date promoted 1915-02-01 Appointed lieutenant.
Date of embarkation 1916-08-01
Other units 1916-10-15 59th Battalion.
Date promoted 1916-11-01 Appointed captain.
Other units 1916-11-26 58th Battalion.
Other units 1916-12-25 59th Battalion.
Other units 1916-12-25 8th Brigade Headquarters.
Other units 1917-01-05 Staff Captain - 8th Brigade Headquarters.
Date promoted 1917-02-20 Appointed major.
Other units 1917-06-04 15th Infantry Brigade Headquarters.
Other units 1917-06-04 59th Battalion.
Other units 1917-07-16 59th Battalion.
Other units 1917-09-19 5th Australian Division Headquarters.
Other units 1917-09-29 59th Battalion.
Other units 1918-01-24 Temporary Commanding Officer 57th Battalion.
Other units 1918-01-29 59th Battalion.
Date promoted 1918-02-06 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Other units 1918-02-06 Temporary Commanding Officer of 59th Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918-03-08
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918-04
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918-07-10
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918-08
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918-10-03
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918-12-22
Date of recommendation honour or award 1919-01-31
Other 1919-08-01 AIF appointment terminated.
Date of death 1962