10/03/1915- Completed Medical Examination Bridgetown WA
13/03/1915- To No. 12 Depot Company as Private
16/04/1915- To ” D ” Company 28th Battalion Blackboy Hill WA
9/06/1915- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Ascanius ” bound for Egypt
1/07/1915- Disembarked Alexandria ex Australia to Overseas Training Base
4/09/1915- Embarked Alexandria with Mediterranean Expeditionary Forces bound for Gallipoli Peninsula
10/01/1916- Disembarked Alexandria ex Gallipoli
16/03/1916- Embarked Alexandria with British Expeditionary Forces bound for Marseilles France
21/03/1916- Disembarked Marseilles
26/12/1916- Promoted Lance Corporal in the field France
15/03/1917- Promoted Corporal
6/05/1917- Promoted Temporary Sergeant
25/07/1917- Promoted Sergeant
20/09/1917- Wounded in Action France ( Gunshot Wound Left Hand )
21/09/1917- Admitted 51st General Hospital St. Omer France ex 6th Australian Field Ambulance ex 10th Casualty Clearing Station
22/09/1917- Evacuated/Admitted Military Hospital Edmonton England
10/10/1917- Transferred 1st Australian Aux Hospital Harefield England
24/10/1917- Granted Leave England
7/11/1917- To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England ex Leave
1/01/1918- Awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal
7/01/1918- To No. 4 Command Depot Hurdcott England
23/02/1918- To Overseas Training Brigade Sandhill Camp Longbridge Deverill England
4/03/1918- Proceeded Overseas Australian Infantry Base Depot Havre France ex Southampton
9/03/1918- Rejoined Battalion in the field France ex Base Depot
26/04/1918- Reverts to Rank Private at Own Request
4/06/1918- Wounded in Action France ( Multiple Gun Shot Wounds )
9/06/1918- Admitted 16th USA General Hospital Le Treport France ex 5th Australian Field Ambulance ex 20th Casualty Clearing Station
13/06/1918- Evacuated/Admitted Birmingham War Hospital Rednal England
2/08/1918- Transferred 2nd Australian Aux Hospital Dartford England
6/08/1918- Granted Leave England
20/08/1918- To No. 4 Command Depot Hurdcott ex Leave
24/10/1918- Proceeded Overseas Australian Infantry Base Depot Havre France ex Folkestone
29/10/1918- Rejoined Battalion in the field France ex Base Depot
10/11/1918- To Division Course
16/11/1918- Rejoined Battalion in the field France ex Course
10/12/1918- Transferred A.E.M.M. ( Australian  Electrical Mechanical & Mining Unit ) and B.O.R. Engineers
14/01/1919- Rejoined 28th Battalion ex Detachment
24/01/1919- To No. 4 Command Depot Hurdcott ex Havre France
28/02/1919- Embarked England aboard ” Anchises ”¬† for Return to Australia
7/04/1919- Disembarked Fremantle WA
10/06/1919- Discharged from Service ( Termination of Period of Enlistment ).


” For general gallantry and devotion to duty. His work is always of the highest order, and his personal example wonderful. At BULLECOURT on 3/5/1917 he did grand work during the bombing attack, and on a number of occasions helped materially to defeat the enemy “.¬† ( Initially recommended for award of Meritorious Service Medal on 8/9/1917 ).

Commonwealth of Australia Gazette – 30/08/1918- No. 137- Page 1783 – Position No. 3

London Gazette – 1/01/1918- Page 65, Position No. 19



1914/15 Star – Medal No. 4536

British War Medal – No. 3182

Victory Medal – No. 3177.