Prior Service – Previous Junior & Senior Cadets for 7 years.  Militia 4 years ( Corporal 2 years, Colour Sergeant 2 years ), Qualified for Musketry Certificate & Randwick Infantry School Certificate.
16/10/1914-Completed Australian Military Forces Application for Commission
20/11/1914 – District Commandant Approval for Appointment as  Lieutenant with 2nd Reinforcements 16th Battalion
17/03/1915- To Overseas Training Base Egypt ex Australia
12/04/1915- Embarked Alexandria Egypt with Mediterranean Expeditionary Forces bound for Gallipoli Peninsula
29/04/1915- Appointed Officer in Charge 10% Reinforcements 16th Battalion Gallipoli
2/05/1915-Wounded in Action Gallipoli ( Gunshot Wound Right Leg )
6/05/1915-Evacuated by Hospital Ship ” Dongala “from Gallipoli and Admitted Deaconess Hospital Alexandria Egypt
12/06/1915-Transferred No. 1 Buckeley Convalescent Hospital Alexandria
21/07/1915- Embarked Alexandria aboard troop ship ” Seeang Bee ” for Return to Duty Gallipoli
28/07/1915-Rejoined 16th Battalion in the field Gallipoli ex Wounded
29/07/1915-Promoted Captain in the field Gallipoli
7/08/1915-KILLED IN ACTION Gallipoli

 

MEMORIAL INSCRIPTIONS

Lone Pine Memorial Gallipoli – Panel No. 30

Australian War Memorial Canberra, ACT – panel No. 78

Bunbury War Memorial, WA

Bunbury State School Honour Board, WA

 

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

1914/15 Star – No. 14294

British War Medal – No. 8060

Victory Medal – No. 8020

Memorial Plaque & Scroll – No. 355798