• Charles Fortescue

Army / Flying Corps
  • 9th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 3rd Brigade
  • Captain
  • Temporary Captain
  • Lieutenant
  • 2nd Lieutenant
  • Major

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  • Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
  • Military Cross (MC)
  • Companion of the Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Stories and comments
    • C02496
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Monday, 6 March 2017

    C02496 Officers of the 9th Battalion aboard HMAT Omrah (A5). Identified back row, left to right: Lieutenant (Lt) (later Captain) Arthur Cowan Hinton; Lt Joseph William Costin, killed in action, aged 23, at Gallipoli on 25-28 April 1915; unidentified; Lt (later Captain) George Thomas. Third row: Lt Henry Cavendish Harvey, Captain (Capt) Alexander Clifford Vernon Melbourne; Lt P J Boase, Capt Isaac Jackson; Capt (later Major, 50th Battalion) Alfred George Salisbury DSC; Capt (later Lieutenant Colonel) John Alexander Milne, killed in action, aged 46, in France on 12 April 1918; Lt H G Ker; Capt (later Major) John Leaper Fisher, Anzac Provost Corps; Lt (later Major) William McKenzie Young; Major (Maj) Sydney Beresford Robertson, killed in action, aged 29, at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915; one unidentified; Lt William John Rigby, killed in action, aged 23, at Gallipoli on 25-28 April 1915. Second row: Lt (later Maj, 45th Battalion) Duncan Chapman, killed in action at Pozieres on 6 August 1916; Maj William Cavendish Harvey VD; Maj J C Robertson; Lt Col Harry William Lee VD; Capt (later Maj) Thomas Victor Brown, Anzac Provost Corps; Capt A G Butler; Capt (later Maj) John Mitchell Dougall. Front row: Lt Frank Granville Haymen, killed in action at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915; Lt (later Capt) Lancelot Alban Jones; Lt (later Maj) Charles Fortescue MC DSO; Lt Rogers.

    C02496
    • D.S.O. Honours and Awards Charles Fortescue Rank Captain AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Saturday, 25 August 2018

    D.S.O. Honours and Awards Charles Fortescue Rank Captain Unit 49th Australian Infantry Battalion Service Australian Imperial Force Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918 Award Distinguished Service Order Commonwealth of Australia Gazette 19 April 1917 on page 920 at position 49 London Gazette 14 November 1916 on page 11043 at position 1

    D.S.O. Honours and Awards Charles Fortescue Rank Captain
    • D.S.O. Honours and Awards Charles Fortescue Rank Captain AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Saturday, 25 August 2018

    D.S.O. Honours and Awards Charles Fortescue Rank Captain AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.

    D.S.O. Honours and Awards Charles Fortescue Rank Captain AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • D.S.O. Honours and Awards Charles Fortescue Rank Captain Recomm AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Saturday, 25 August 2018

    D.S.O. Honours and Awards Charles Fortescue Rank Captain AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.

    D.S.O. Honours and Awards Charles Fortescue Rank Captain AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • M.C. Honours and Awards Charles Fortescue Rank Captain AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Saturday, 25 August 2018

    M.C. Honours and Awards Charles Fortescue Rank Captain AWM and NAA

    M.C.  Honours and Awards Charles Fortescue Rank Captain AWM and NAA
    • M.C. Honours and Awards Charles Fortescue Rank Captain AWM and NAA
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Saturday, 25 August 2018

    M.C. Honours and Awards Charles Fortescue Rank Captain AWM and NAA

    M.C.  Honours and Awards Charles Fortescue Rank Captain AWM and NAA
    • M.C. Honours and Awards Charles Fortescue Rank Captain AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Saturday, 25 August 2018

    M.C. Honours and Awards Charles Fortescue Rank Captain AWM and NAA

    M.C.  Honours and Awards Charles Fortescue Rank Captain AWM and NAA
    • FORTESCUE MID AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Saturday, 25 August 2018

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