Eustace James COLLIVER MC

COLLIVER, Eustace James

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 15 June 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Norwood, South Australia, 9 July 1892
Home Town: Parkside, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Civil servant
Died: Natural causes, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia, 6 March 1951, aged 58 years
Cemetery: Box Hill General Cemetery, Victoria
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Memorials: Kersbrook Roll of Honor, Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

15 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Keswick, South Australia
9 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, SN Officer, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
9 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Lieutenant, SN Officer, 43rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Adelaide
1 Nov 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, 43rd Infantry Battalion
23 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1

Military Cross

During operations on the SOMME from March to September this officer acted as Adjutant and by his untiring zeal and devotion to duty he greatly assisted in the success of the Unit on many occasions.

For conspicuous and consistent good service. During the operations on the SOMME from HAMEL to ROISEL from 8th August to 11th September, 1918, Captain COLLIVER carried out his duties as Adjutant in a highly efficient manner. By his untiring energy and devotion to duty under very trying circumstances he greatly assisted in the success achieved by his Battalion.

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Son of William Henry COLLIVER and Emily nee CHAMPION


Brothers: [2585] Lt William Gordon COLLIVER, 43rd Bn, Killed in Action, 1 September 1918; 17950 Sergeant Norman Champion COLLIVER, 2nd Casualty Clearing Station, returned to Australia, 23 July 1919.