PREVIOUS SERVICE – Lieutenant Colonel of 25th Light Horse Regiment
2/10/1914- Appointed Lieutenant Colonel & In Command of 10th Australian Light Horse Regiment
8/02/1915- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Mashobra ” bound for Egypt
4/03/1915- Disembarked Alexandria ex Australia to Training Headquarters
27/07/1915- Embarked Alexandria with Mediterranean Expeditionary Forces bound for Gallipoli Peninsula
29/07/1915-  Joined 10th Light Horse Regiment in the field Gallipoli
7/08/1915- On Command at the Nek, Walkers Ridge for the Legendary Bayonet Charge/Assault on Turkish Trenches
28/08/1915- Wounded in Action Anzac Gallipoli ( Shrapnel Wound to Left Eye causing Retinnal Haemhorrhage )
29/08/1915- Evacuated by Hospital Ship to Mudros then shipped to England for Treatment
13/09/1915- Admitted 3rd London General Hospital Wandsworth England
12/12/1915- Embarked Portland England aboard ” Star of England ” for Return to Australia
29/01/1916- Disembarked Fremantle WA ( GSW eye )
14/05/1916- Appointment Terminated.

19/12/1916- Re-Appointed to AIF as Lieutenant Colonel
29/12/1916- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Persic ”  as Officer in Charge of Troops ( Voyage Only ) bound for England.
3/03/1917- Disembarked Devonport ex Australia
4/05/1917- Embarked Devonport aboard ” Themistocles ” bound for Australia
25/06/1917- Disembarked Fremantle WA
27/06/1917- Appointment Terminated.

 

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

1914/15 Star – Medal No. 7135

British War Medal – No. 1662

Victory Medal – NO. 1659.