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John Macquarie C B ANTILL

Date of birth26 January 1866
Place of birthPicton, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressJarvisfield, Picton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation48
Next of kinRuth Macquarie, Polk Antill, Jarvisfield, Picton, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentBrevet LTCOL
Unit name3rd Light Horse Brigade, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/3/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A16 Star Of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBrigadier-General
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', 4th Supplement, No 29664 (11 July 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 176 (30 November 1916). Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29845 (1 December 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62 (19 April 1917)
Recommendation date: 27 August 1915

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: "Refers ANZAC evacuation"

Unspecified


Recommendation date: 'London Gazette' 3 June 1916

Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George


Recommendation date: December 1915

Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George


Recommendation date: "28 January, 10 April, and 11 July 1916"

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', fourth Supplement, No. 29763 (22 September 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184 (14 December 1916)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 44 (6 April 1916).

FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)CMG
Medals

CMG


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 129
Date: 21 September 1916

Other detailsCommanded 2nd Infantry Brigade, 1916; Commandant, 4th (South Australia) Military District, 1918-21.

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