1/11/1915-Appointed Sergeant
27/03/1916-Disembarked Marseilles France
8/05/1916- Promoted Lance Corporal
4/08/1916-Wounded in Action France Severe Gunshot Wounds to Face & Leg
5/08/1916-Evacuated England ex Boulogne France
16/08/1916- Recommended for DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT MEDAL
2/09/1916- Awarded MILITARY MEDAL for Bravery in the field at Battle for Pozieres France
27/03/1917-Appointed to the School of Instruction at Candehar
4/05/1917-Transferred to Cadet Training Battalion Cambridge England
31/08/1917-Promoted to second Lieutenant
25/09/1917-Rejoined 28th Battalion in the field
4/10/1917-Wounded in Action France ( Gunshot Wound to Left Leg )
8/10/1917-Transferred to 3rd London General HospitalWandsworth ex Boulogne France
27/12/1917-To Convalesence
8/02/1918-To Overseas Training Brigade Weymouth England
5/04/1918-Embarked ex Southampton to France
7/05/1918-Rejoined 28th Battalion in the field
10/06/1918- Killed in Action France



Date of Recommendation : Recommended for Distinguished Conduct Medal on 16/08/1916.


” He earned special distinction during the attack on POZIERES RIDGE on night of 28/29th July 1916 , in maintaining communication between the surviving Officers of his Company under very severe fire, and right under the German wire.  He attended to the wounded and placed them in positions of comparitive safety , and when the withdrawal was ordered,  he informed the surviving men along the whole line,  giving assistance to the wounded as he went.  He took part in the counter-attack of 5th August 1916, and was wounded “.


Date of Commonwealth of Australia Gazette : 14 December 1916

Location in Commonwealth of Australia Gazette : Page  3380,  Position  20

Date of London Gazette : 21 September 1916

Location in London Gazette : Page  9204,  Position  17