Biography

Birth date: 03 April 1891
Birth place: Australia: New South Wales, Tumut
Death date: 01 October 1917
Death place: Belgium
Final rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Units:
  • 4th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 56th Australian Infantry Battalion

Rolls and Awards

Roll of Honour

  • Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Date of Death: 01 October 1917
  • Unit: 56th Australian Infantry Battalion

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 4th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 56th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 56th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 4th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Italian Cavalier of the Military Order of Savoy

  • Unit: 56th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 56th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 56th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 4th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 56th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Collection Items

Photograph

P02317.004

Gallipoli, Turkey. 1915-08-17. Informal group portrait of officers of the 4th Battalion celebrating the anniversary of the formation of the unit in their Battalion headquarters dugout. Left to right: Captain (later Major) Edward Acton Lloyd, Captain (later Lieutenant Colonel) Stanley Lyndall...

P02317.004

P02317.010

Tel el Kebir, Egypt. c. 1916-01. Informal portrait of Major (later Lieutenant Colonel) Alan Humphrey Scott (left), 4th Battalion, and Captain Anderson. Major Scott won the DSO at Lone Pine, Gallipoli, and was the Commanding Officer of the 4th Battalion from 1915-08 to 1916-01. He was killed in...

P02317.010

P11615.001

Group portrait of officers of the 4th Battalion prior to embarkation. Identified from left to right, back row: Second Lieutenant (2nd Lt) John Dawson Christie from Sydney, NSW (later Lieutenant); 2nd Lt Percival Francis Vere Turner from Edgecliffe, NSW (later Lieutenant); 2nd Lt William Reginald...

P11615.001

Timeline

Date of birth 1891-04-03
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 1914-08-28 Appointed lieutenant with the 4th Battalion.
Date promoted 1914-10-18 Appointed captain.
Date of embarkation 1914-10-20
Date promoted 1915-08-10 Appointed temporary major.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1915-08-13
Date promoted 1915-11-22 Appointed major.
Other units 1916-01-31 Commanding Officer, 4th Battalion.
Other units 1916-02-21 56th Battalion.
Other units 1916-02-24 Commanding Officer 56th Battalion.
Date promoted 1916-03-12 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1916-10-12
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917
Other units 1917-01-14 Assumed command of the 14th Infantry Brigade.
Other units 1917-01-31 56th Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-02-04
Other units 1917-06-02 Temporary Commanding Officer of the 14th Intantry Brigade.
Other units 1917-06-16 56th Battalion.
Other units 1917-08-24 Temporary Commanding Officer of the 14th Infantry Brigade.
Other units 1917-08-31 56th Battalion.
Date of death 1917-10-01