Biography

Birth date: 06 September 1880
Death date: 10 December 1946
Final rank: Brigadier General
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Units:
  • Headquarters
  • 8th Infantry Brigade Headquarters Machine Gun Company And Light Trench Mortar Battery
  • AIF (Leic R)
  • 8th Australian Infantry Brigade
  • 32nd Australian Infantry Battalion

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Major
  • Date of embarkation: 10 November 1915
  • Place of embarkation: Melbourne

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 32nd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 8th Australian Infantry Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : French Legion d'Honneur

  • Unit: 8th Australian Infantry Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

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

  • Unit: 8th Australian Infantry Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 32nd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 8th Infantry Brigade Headquarters Machine Gun Company And Light Trench Mortar Battery
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

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

  • Unit: 8th Infantry Brigade Headquarters Machine Gun Company And Light Trench Mortar Battery
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 32nd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 8th Australian Infantry Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 32nd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 8th Australian Infantry Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : French Legion d'Honneur

  • Unit: 8th Infantry Brigade Headquarters Machine Gun Company And Light Trench Mortar Battery
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : French Croix de Guerre

  • Unit: 32nd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: Headquarters
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 32nd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Brevet Lieutenant Colonel

  • Unit: 8th Australian Infantry Brigade
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: AIF (Leic R)
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: AIF (Leic R)
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : French Croix de Guerre

  • Unit: 32nd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Collection Items

Timeline

Date of birth 1880-09-06
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 1915-10-07 Appointed major.
Date of embarkation 1915-11-10
Other units 1916-02-21 Brigade Major, 8th Infantry Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1916-07-23
Date of recommendation honour or award 1916-10-08
Date of recommendation honour or award 1916-10-12
Other units 1917-01-03 Temporary Commanding Officer, 31st Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-01-20
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-02-03
Other units 1917-02-19 Temporary Commanding Officer, 55th Battalion.
Other units 1917-03-21 Temporary Commanding Officer, 60th Battalion.
Other units 1917-04-10 Temporary Commanding Officer, 32nd Battalion.
Date promoted 1917-05-09 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-09-06
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-09-27
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-10-03
Date of honour or award 1917-11-26 Distinguished Service Order.
Other 1918-04-05 AIF appointment terminated.
Other units 1918-09-08 Temporary Commanding Officer, 8th Infantry Brigade.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918-09-15
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918-09-27
Date promoted 1918-11-28 Appointed temporary brigadier general.
Date promoted 1918-11-28 Appointed temporary colonel.
Other units 1918-11-28 Appointed to command the 8th Infantry Brigade.
Date of honour or award 1919-01-07 French Croix de Guerre.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1919-01-31
Date of death 1946-12-10