Biography

Birth date: 16 February 1894
Birth place: Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Death date: 19 May 1969
Final rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Service number: 6094 - First World War, 1914-1918
VX102614 - Second World War, 1939-1945

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of embarkation: 28 July 1916
  • Place of embarkation: Melbourne

Collection Items

Timeline

Date of birth 1894-02-16
Date and unit at enlinstment (ORs) 1911-01-31
Pre WW1 Service 1 1911-01-31 - 1914-02-04 PTE-SGT 46th battalion
Date commissioned 1914-04-01
Interwar Service 1 1914-04-01 2lieutenant 46th battalion (CMF)
Interwar Service 2 1915-07-01 lieutenant
WW1 Service 1 1916-04-12 EN: AIF private 6094 7th battalion
WW1 Service 2 1916-04-29 A/SGT
Date of embarkation 1916-07-28
WW1 Service 3 1916-10-11 arrived United Kingdom
WW1 Service 4 1916-10-22 arrived France
WW1 Service 5 1916-10-23 private
WW1 Service 6 1917-02-12 L/CPlatoon
WW1 Service 7 1917-10-31 2lieutenant
WW1 Service 8 1918-05-15 lieutenant
WW1 Service 9 1918-08-09 wounded in action
WW1 Service 10 1919-12-15 Returned to Australia
WW1 Service 11 1920-02-06 demobilised
Interwar Service 4 1920-12-01 captain 46th battalion
Interwar Service 5 1923-09-01 major
Interwar Service 6 1926-03-31 commanding officer 46th battalion
Interwar Service 7 1926-07-01 lieutenant colonel
Interwar Service 8 1926-09-30 relinquished command 46th battalion
Interwar Service 9 1926-10-01 - 1940-08-09 Reserve of Officers
Appointment 1940-08-09 - 1942-08-11 Battalion: 59th; Rank on appointment: lieutenant colonel; Appointed from: Reserve of Officers ; Reason for end of appointment: new command -infantry battalion /BA
Career summary 2 1941-08-09 commanding officer 59th battalion
Career summary 3 1941-10-31 full time duty
Career summary 4 1941-11-30 - 1941-12-17 course company commande
Career summary 5 1942-07-25 enlisted 2AIF
Career summary 6 1942-08-11 commanding officer 58/59th battalion
Appointment 1942-08-11 - 1943-01-28 Battalion: 58/59th; Rank on appointment: lieutenant colonel; Appointed from: commanding officer 59th battalion ; Reason for end of appointment: age
Career summary 7 1943-01-28 relinquished command 58/59th battalion
Career summary 8 1943-02-19 TFD 1 Australian Movt Control group
Career summary 9 1943-02-19 officer commanding Brisbane-Sydney Leave and/or Troop Trains
Career summary 10 1943-10-04 TFD Headquarters NSW Lines of Communication Area
Career summary 11 1944-04-15 Not approved by Military Secretary for seconded to AIF
Career summary 12 1944-09-26 officer commanding Leave and/or Troop Trains Sydney-Melbourne
Career summary 13 1945-09-21 officer commanding Troop Trains Headquarters Vic Lines of Communication Area
Career summary 14 1946-08-08 relinquish officer commanding Troop Trains...
Career summary 15 1946-08-30 Reserve of Officers
Date of death 1969-05-19
Career summary 1 Reserve of Officers
Career summary 16 ** NO ACTIVE SERVICE **
Interwar Service 3 ---[WWI SERVICE]-