Colin Douglas AUSTIN


AUSTIN, Colin Douglas

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 1 September 1914, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Major
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, 7 December 1870
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Branch Manager (Wheat Buyers)
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915, aged 44 years
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

1 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, SN Officer, Brisbane, Queensland
20 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, HMAT A14 Euripides
20 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, 3rd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
6 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Major, 3rd Infantry Battalion, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli

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