22/09/1914- Completed Application for Enlistment & Medical Examination Collie WA
15/10/1914- To “B” Company 16th Battalion Blackboy Hill Camp WA as Private
22/12/1914- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard “Ceramic” bound for Egypt
03/02/1915- Disembarked Alexandria to Overseas Training Base
12/04/1915-Embarked Alexandria with Mediterranean Expeditionary Forces for Gallipoli Peninsula
2/05/1915-Reported MISSING IN ACTION Popes Hill Gallipoli
2/05/1915-Reported KILLED IN ACTION Gallipoli ( Court of Enquiry Rouen France 25/09/1917 )

AUTHOR NOTE

“Soldiers parents waited for almost two and a half years for the Army to confirm their son’s death.”

 

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

1914/15 Star Medal No. 13177

British War Medal No. 7071

Victory Medal No. 7045

Memorial Plaque/Scroll No. 330499.

 

MEMORIAL INSCRIPTIONS

Bunbury War Memorial WA

Darkan War Memorial WA

Australian War Memorial Canberra ACT Panel No. 79

Lone Pine War Memorial Gallipoli Turkey Panel No. 53.