Topic: AIF - HQ - 3rd Echelon
John STANLEY Military Biography
Date of Birth: 16 April 1851
Lieutenant: Military Garrison Artillery, Victoria, 30 May 1884.
Captain: Military Garrison Artillery, Victoria, 29 August 1885.
Major: Militia Garrison Artillery, 12 July 1889.Appointed to Permanent Staff as Brigade Major, Garrison Artillery, 1 July 1890.
Transferred to Victorian Permanent Artillery, 1 August 1891.
Captain: Reverted to Captain at his own request, Victorian Permanent Artillery, 13 November 1891.Acting Staff Captain, Garrison Artillery (extra to Regimental appointment), 8 November 1894.
Captain, Victorian Permanent Artillery, 1 May 1896.
Major: Royal Australian Garrison Artillery, 29 April 1897.Commanding Officer, Western Brigade, Victorian Garrison Artillery.
Lieutenant Colonel: Royal Australian Garrison Artillery, 13 March 1900.Commanding Officer Royal Australian Garrison Artillery, Victoria, 13 March 1900.
Commanding Officer Royal Australian Garrison Artillery, New South Wales, 1 July 1902.
Colonel: Royal Australian Garrison Artillery, New South Wales, 1 October 1906.Chief of Ordinance, Board of Military Administration, 1 January 1907.
Commandant, Citizens Military Forces of Victoria, 14 August 1907.
Retired: 1 April 1912.
Honorary Brigadier General: Quartermaster General, Military Board.
Temporary Brigadier General: 1 December 1915Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George, 1916.
Retired: 20 July 1918.
Honorary Major General: Unattached List, 20 July 1918.Officer Commanding Troops, A71 HMAT Marathon, 20 July 1918.
Commission terminated as permanently unfit for military service, 21 February 1919.
Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920
Citation: AIF Headquarters, 3rd Echelon, John STANLEY