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Portrait of Major-General John Dalyell Richardson

Richardson, John Dalyell

Major-General

* 23rd of April 1880

† 30th of July 1954

Promotions

1918-09-08 Granted the Honorary rank of Lieutenant-Colonel
1921-03-31 Lieutenant-Colonel
1924-01-25 Temporary Colonel
1928-12-31 Relinquishes the Temporary rank of Colonel
1929-01-01 Granted the Honorary rank of Colonel
1936-01-16 Colonel
1936-01-16 Temporary Brigadier
1937-07-01 Local Major-General

Service

1916-09-05 1916-11-15 Commanding Officer 7th Light Horse
1917-06-12 1918-09-02 Brigade-Major, 2nd Light Horse Brigade
1918-09-03 1919-11-04 Commanding Officer 7th Light Horse
1921-03-31 1924-01-24 Commanding Officer 16th Light Horse
1925-01-15 1928-12-31 Commanding Officer 2nd Australian Cavalry Brigade
1929-01-01 1933-12-31 Unemployed List
1934-01-01 Retired
1936-01-16 Recalled
1936-01-16 1942-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 1st Australian Cavalry Division
1942-XX-XX General Officer Commanding Volunteer Defence Corps New South wales
1942-09-06 Retired
Picture source: http://cas.awm.gov.au/photograph/B00169B