The AIF Project

Athelstan John Henton SAW

Date of birth25 November 1852
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSurgeon
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation48
Next of kinWife, Mrs A E Saw, 242 St George's Terrace, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceAustralian Army Medical Corps Res
Enlistment date28 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant-Colonel
Unit name14th Australian General Hospital
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/101/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 29 July 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 1 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 19 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mooltan on 28 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Kashgar on 2 September 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Kashgar on 5 September 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A1 Kymettus on 12 September 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A25 Anglo Egyptian on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Promotions

Lieutenant Colonel


Unit: MED AGH14
Promotion date: 14 August 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 3138 (5 June 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113 (6 October 1919).1

FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Athelstan John
Medals

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal1

Print format