Previous Service – 2nd Manchester Regiment England for 3 years
– 16/09/1914- Joined 16th Battalion Blackboy Hill WA & Appointed Colour Sergeant
– 3/02/1915- To Overseas Training Base Egypt ex Australia
– 12/04/1915- Embarked Alexandria Egypt with Mediterranean Expeditionary Forces bound for Gallipoli Peninsula
– 2/05/1915- Wounded in Action Gallipoli ( Gunshot Wounds Lower Extremities )
– 3/05/1915- Transferred to Hospital Ship for Medical Treatment
– 20/05/1915- Evacuated/Admitted 2nd Western General Hospital Manchester England ex Gallipoli
– 5/11/1915- Discharged from Hospital & Embarked Devonport bound for Gallipoli
– 21/11/1915- Rejoined Unit in the field Gallipoli  ex  Wounded
– 30/12/1915- Disembarked Alexandria Egypt ex Gallipoli
– 20/01/1916- Promoted 2nd Lieutenant in the field Egypt
– 3/03/1916- Transferred 48th Battalion in the field Tel-el-Kebir Egypt
– 12/03/1916- Promoted Lieutenant in the field Egypt
– 20/05/1916- Promoted Captain in the field Egypt
– 2/06/1916- Embarked Alexandria Egypt with British Expeditionary Forces bound for Marseilles France
– 06/08/1916- Wounded in Action France (  Gunshot Wounds )
– 06/08/1916- Died of Wounds Received in Action France( Died at 3rd Casualty Clearing Station )

 

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

1914/1915 Star – No. 14283

British War Medal – No. 7136

Victory Medal – No. 7110

Memorial Plaque & Scroll – No. 356140

MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES

Commonwealth of Australia Gazette – 30/11/1916- Page No. 3234, Position No. 29

London Gazette – 13/07/1916- Page No. 6955, Position No. 42.

 “Distinguished and Gallant Services “. 

AUTHOR NOTE

Sincere thanks to Jen THOMSON for identifying this soldier in her important Research Document ” Capel Connections “, February, 2018.