4/09/1915-Disembarked Gallipoli Peninsula
19/03/1916-Disembarked Marseilles France
21/04/1916- Appointed Lance Corporal Armentieres France
28/06/1916-Wounded in Action France ( abdomen) whilst taking part in successful raid on enemy trenches
28/06/1916-Admitted Hospital 7th Field Ambulance
29/07/1916-Promoted Temporary Sergeant
10/08/1916-Awarded Military Medal for Conspicuous Bravery in the Field
4/09/1916-Promoted to Sergeant
29/10/1916-Transferred to 7th Training Battalion England
22/04/1918-Transferred 5th Training Battalion England
22/04/1918-Appointed Temporary Warrant Officer Class 1
26/07/1918- Reverted to Sergeant on completion with training Battalion
9/11/1918-Discharged from Service
12/09/1961-Advice of Death-Commonwealth War Graves Commission

MILITARY MEDAL

Date of Recommendation: 25 July 1916

” Has been twice wounded in raids ; on the second occasion  ( 28th June 1916 ) although hard hit , he continued his work in the German Trenches near Messines , displaying great gallantry and devotion to duty “.

Date of Commonwealth of Australia Gazette:  14 December 1916

Location in Commonwealth of Australia Gazette:  Page  3379,  Position  2

Date of London Gazette:  1 September 1916

Location in London Gazette:  Page  8659,  Position  2