Biography

Birth date: 14 December 1858
Birth place: Australia: New South Wales
Death date: 12 July 1945
Final rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
Units:
  • 13th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 3rd New South Wales Mounted Rifles

Rolls and Awards

Pre First World War Conflicts Nominal Rolls

  • Rank: Major
  • Unit: 3rd New South Wales Mounted Rifles
  • Conflict: South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Lieutenant Colonel Commanding Officer
  • Date of embarkation: 22 December 1914
  • Place of embarkation: Melbourne

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 13th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 13th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 13th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 13th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Companion of the Order of the Bath

  • Unit: 13th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Collection Items

Private Record

Jackson, Harry Melville (Sergeant, b.1893 - d.1916)

Collection relating to the service of 1766 Sergeant Harry Melville Jackson, 13 Battalion, Australia, Egypt, Gallipoli, France, 1915-1916. Collection consists of letters sent by Harry Jackson to his mother in Sydney, two diaries kept by Sergeant Harry Jackson, which together cover the period from... Maker: Jackson, Harry Melville

1DRL/0379

Digitised Collection

Personal Files Book 1, 14 August - 3 November 1914

File of papers relating to the First World War service of Colonel John Monash. This file, originally part of Book 1, covers 14 August to 3 November 1914 and includes official documents and correspondence relating to the establishment and organisation of the 4th Infantry Brigade. Included in this...

RCDIG0000574

Personal Files Book 1, 5 November - 15 December 1914

File of papers relating to the First World War service of Colonel John Monash, 4th Infantry Brigade. This file, originally part of Book 1, covers 5 November to 15 December 1914 and includes official documents and correspondence relating to the establishment and organisation of the 4th Infantry...

RCDIG0000575

Personal Files Book 1, 6 January - 31 January 1915

File of papers relating to the First World War service of Colonel John Monash, 4th Infantry Brigade. This file, originally part of Book 1, covers 6 January to 31 January 1915 and includes official documents and correspondence relating to the establishment and organisation of the 4th Infantry...

RCDIG0000577

Personal Files Book 5, 6 May - 16 May 1915

File of papers relating to the First World War service of Colonel John Monash, 4th Infantry Brigade. This file, originally part of Book 5, covers 6 May to 16 May 1915 and includes messages exchanged by the 4th Brigade relating to operations on Gallipoli, particularly around Quinn's Post. This file...

RCDIG0000587

Personal Files Book 5, 25 May - 10 June 1915

File of papers relating to the First World War service of Colonel John Monash, 4th Infantry Brigade. This file, originally part of Book 5, covers 25 May 1915 and 10 June 1915 and includes information on the distribution of troops in the 4th Brigade, coordination of trench relief, reports on key...

RCDIG0000589

Timeline

Date of birth 1858-12-14
Date promoted 1914-08-28 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Other 1914-08-28 13 Battalion.
Date of embarkation 1914-12-22
Date of recommendation honour or award 1915-05-14
Date of award or prize 1915-10-15 Companion of the Order of the Bath.
Other 1916-06-24 AIF appointment terminated.
Other 1916-07-29 Officer Commanding Troops HMAT Wiltshire ST Service.
Other 1917-03-12 Officer Commanding Troops VO A46 Clan MacGillivray.
Other 1918-02-25 Officer Commanding Troops A71 Nestor.
Date of death 1945-07-12