24/07/1915- Completed Medical Examination at Harvey, WA
27/08/1915- To No.26 Depot Blackboy Hill WA as Private
30/10/1915- Allotted to 6th Reinforcements 28th Battalion Blackboy Hill as Acting Sergeant
02/11/1915- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Ulysses ” bound for Egypt
26/11/1915- Disembarked Alexandria Egypt ex Australia to Overseas Training Base
03/03/1916- Transferred to 51st Battalion Tel-el-Kebir Egypt and Reverts to Ranks
05/06/1916- Embarked Alexandria with British Expeditionary Forces bound for Marseilles France
12/06/1916- Disembarked Marseilles
28/08/1916- Detached for Service with 27 A.S.C in the field France
20/06/1917- Admitted Queen Alexandria Military Hospital Millbank England ( Hernia ) – whilst on Leave
19/07/1917- Transferred Canewoods England
24/08/1917- Transferred 1st Australian Aux Hospital Harefield England
01/09/1917- To No. 3 Command Depot Hurdcott England
26/09/1917- To Overseas Training Brigade Perham Downs England
02/10/1917- To No. 4 Group Codford England
05/01/1918- On Command at 4th Division Signals School at 13th Training Battalion Codford England
31/03/1918- Proceeded Overseas Australian Infantry Base Depot Havre France ex Southampton ex Codford
02/04/1918- To Segregation Camp Havre
15/04/1918- Rejoined 51st Battalion in the field France ex Segregation Camp
18/08/1918- Wounded in Action France ( Gassed )
19/08/1918- Admitted 12th General Hospital Rouen France ex 15th Australian Field Ambulance  ex 61st Casualty Clearing Station
25/08/1918- Evacuated/Admitted Military Hospital Sutton Veny England ex France( Gas Poisoning )
19/09/1918- To No. 4 Command Depot Hurdcott ex Leave
28/10/1918- To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England
AWARDED MILITARY MEDAL in the field France
01/02/1919- To No. 1 Command Depot Sutton Veny England ex France
25/04/1919- Granted Leave for Non-Military Employment with subs & Rations  for Newsagency & Stationery Training at A.BROWN, 158 Churchill Street, Winchester, England.
13/11/1919- Granted Indefinite Leave awaiting a Family Ship
27/03/1920- Embarked England aboard ” Zealandic ” for Return to Australia
05/05/1920- Disembarked Fremantle, WA
06/07/1920- Discharged from Service ( Medically Unfit ).


Military Medal

1914/15 Star – Medal No. 4474

British War Medal – No. 5698

Victory Medal – No. 5687



Date of Recommendation – 22/08/1918

Action for which commended :-

” On night of 12/13 August 1918 during an attack on enemy positions East of  ETIENNE , near BRAY-SUR-SOMME he, as a company runner did excellent work carrying important messages  through hostile shell fire and thereby responsible  for monitoring communication between the company and C.O 51st Battalion Headquarters “.


LONDON GAZETTE – 2nd Supplement of 14/05/1919, Page No. 6057, Position 9

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA GAZETTE– No. 109 of 15/09/1919- Page No. 1368, Position 137.