28/09/1914- Completed Medical Examination Bunbury WA & Joined 16th Battalion ” C ” Company at Broadmeadows, VIC
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 ( Severe Gunshot Wound Right Leg )
3/05/1915- Embarked Hospital Ship ” Delta “, bound for England
12/05/1915- Evacuated/Admitted Southern General Hospital Dudley Road Birmingham England
11/06/1915- Discharged from Hospital to Monte Video Camp Weymouth England
25/03/1916- Authorized to Rejoin 16th Battalion from Draft 26 Details at Weymouth England
26/04/1916- Transferred to 48th Battalion at Serapeum Egypt
9/06/1916- Disembarked Marseilles France ex Alexandria Egypt
27/06/1916- Transferred 12th Machine Gun Company in the field France
9/08/1916- Reported Missing in Action France
9/08/1916- Then confirmed KILLED in ACTION France

AUTHOR’S  NOTE

There is a reference on the Soldier’s Service File stating that he was initially buried between Sunken Road and the Village of Pozieres.

 

SERVICE  MEDALS  AWARDED

1914/15 Star – No. 15788

British War Medal – No. 7255

Victory Medal – No. 7229

Memorial Plaque & Scroll – No. 321123

 

MEMORIAL  INSCRIPTION

Australian War Memorial Canberra, ACT – Panel No. 179.