Colonel Lachlan Chisolm Wilson

Date of birth1871-07-11 Logan River, QLD 
Other  1895  Admitted to the bar in Queensland and practiced law in Townsville. 
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1899  Volunteered for service in South Africa and served as a corporal in the 2nd Queensland Mounted Infantry. 
Date commissioned  1904  Commissioned as a lieutenant in the 15th Light Horse Regiment. 
Date promoted  1911-02-06  Promoted to major. 
Date and unit at appointment (Officers)  1914-09-30  Appointed to the AIF with the rank of major as second in command of the 5th Light Horse Regiment. 
Date of embarkation  1914-12-21  Embarked for Egypt on HMAT Beltana, arriving in Alexandria on 1914-12-25. 
Date promoted  1915-08-01  Promoted to lieutenant colonel. 
Other units  1915-08-01 - 1917-10-29  Commanding Officer of the 5th Light Horse Regiment. 
Date of honour or award  1916-06-06  Mention in Despatches twice and made a Companion of St Michael and St George (CMG) for his services in the Sinai Desert. 
Date of honour or award  1917 - 1918  Mention in Despatches three more times. 
Other units  1917-05-28 - 1917-06-05  Acting Commander of the 2nd Light Horse Brigade. 
Other units  1917-10-30  Tookover as Commander of the 3rd Light Horse Brigade with the rank of temporary brigadier general. 
Other  1918-12-24  Made a brevet lieutenant colonel in the AMF. 
Date of honour or award  1919  Awarded the Distinguished Service Order (DSO). 
Date of honour or award  1919-06-03  Made a COmpanion of the Bath (CB). 
Date of embarkation  1919-07-10  Arrived in Sydney on 17 August 1919. 
Date returned to Australia  1919-07-10   
Other  1919-10-17  AIF appointment terminated. 
Other  1923 - 1927  Aide de Camp to the Governor General. 
Other units  1925 - 1929  Commanded the 11th Infantry Brigade. 
Other units  1929 - 1931  Commanded the 1st Cavalry Brigade. 
Other units  1941 - 1942  State Commandant of the Colunteer Defence Corps in Queensland. 
Date of death1947-04-07