PREVIOUS SERVICE– Royal Navy- 11 Years & 4 Months
19/08/1914- To 11th Battalion 3rd Infantry Brigade Blackboy Hill Camp WA as Private
02/11/1914- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Ascanius ” bound for Egypt
26/11/1914- Disembarked Alexandria to Overseas Training Base
02/03/1915- Embarked Alexandria with Mediterranean Expeditionary Forces bound for Gallipoli Peninsular
05/05/1915- Appointed Lance Corporal Gallipoli
28/05/1915- Promoted Corporal in the field Gallipoli
17/09/1915- Appointed Temporay Sergeant Gallipoli
03/11/1915- Admitted 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station Gallipoli ( Pyrexia/Dysentry ) & Reverts to Rank of Corporal
09/11/1915- Evacuated/Admitted 2nd Australian General Hospital Heliopolis Egypt
20/11/1915- Transferred to Australian & New Zealand Hospital Helouan Egypt
10/12/1915- Discharged to Duty at Overseas Base Ghezireh Egypt
07/01/1916- Rejoined Unit in the field Tel-el-Kebir Egypt ex Ghezireh Base
25/03/1916- Promoted SERGEANT in the field Egypt
29/03/1916- Embarked Alexandria with British Expeditionary Forces bound for Marseilles France
05/04/1916- Disembarked Marseilles
22-25/07/1916- Wounded in Action France ( GSW Hip & Neck )
22/07/1916- Admitted 9th General Hospital Rouen France ex 1st Australian Field Ambulance ex 44th Casualty Clearing Station
27/07/1916- Evacuated/Admitted Beaufort War Hospital Bristol England then Transferred to 2nd Southern General Hospital England
04/10/1916- Granted Leave England
21/10/1916- To No. 1 Command Depot Perham Downs England ex Leave
27/10/1916- To No. 4 Command Depot Wareham England
24/01/1917- Proceeded Overseas 1st Australian Division Base Depot Etaples France ex Folkestone
07/02/1917- Rejoined Unit in the field France ex Base Depot
27/02/1917- Wounded in Action France ( GSW Left Buttock )
01/03/1917- Admitted 2nd Australian General Hospital Boulogne France ex 1st Australian Field Ambulance ex 45th Casualty Clearing Station
02/03/1917- Evacuated/Admitted Edmonton War Hospital England
04/06/1917- Granted Leave England
18/06/1917- To No. 4 Command Depot Codford England
07/09/1917- To No. 1 Command Depot Perham Downs England
20/10/1917- Proceeded Overseas 1st Australian Division Base Depot Havre France ex Southampton ex Perham Downs
01/11/1917- Rejoined Battalion in the field France ex Base Depot
27/02/1918- Granted Leave Paris France
09/03/1918- Rejoined Battalion in the field France ex Leave
24/09/1918- Embarked England aboard ” Devon ” then trans-shipped on 16/10/1918 at Taranto Italy to board the ” Kaiser-a-Hind” for Return to Australia
14/11/1918- Disembarked Fremantle WA
13/01/1919- Discharged Perth WA ( Termination of Period of Enlistment ).

18/07/1920- Letter from Australia House, Strand, London, advising Soldier was now resident in United Kingdom.

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

1914/1915 Star- Medal No. 634

British War Medal – No. 475

Victory Medal – No. 474.