The AIF Project

Claude Cadman EASTERBROOK

Regimental number32
Date of birth24 May 1889
OccupationSoldier
AddressRegent Street, New Lambton, via Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs V.M. Easterbrook, c/o J. Nicholson, Regent Street, New Lambton, via Newcastle, New South Wales
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentRegimental Sergeant Major
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 RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: LH7
Promotion date: 29 June 1915

Lieutenant


Unit: LH7
Promotion date: 9 September 1915

Captain


Unit: LH7
Promotion date: 26 March 1916

Major


Unit: Staff LH2 Bde
Promotion date: 5 October 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31728 (12 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133 (1 April 1920).8

FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 30
Date: 25 March 1920

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format