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George Macleay Macarthur ONSLOW

Date of birth2 May 1875
OccupationEstate manager
AddressCamden, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Violet M. Onslow, Camden, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 20 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollColonel
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment


Unit: LH7 LH7
Promotion date: 1 November 1914

Temporary LTCOL

Promotion date: 5 October 1915

Lieutenant Colonel

Promotion date: 22 November 1915

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29845 (1 December 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62 (19 April 1917)

Companion of the Distinguished Service Order

** London Gazette 10 September 1917
Recommendation date: Unspecified*


*** London Gazette 1 December 1918.
Recommendation date: Unspecified**

Mention in Despatches

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

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

Recommendation date: Unspecified#"

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Distinguished Service Order

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Order of the Nile, 3rd Class

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 36
Date: 14 March 1919


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

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, Order of the Nile (3rd Class), Volunteer Decoration, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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