23/11/1915-To 37 Depot as Private then to 4th Depot Squadron
4/01/1916-To 10th Light Horse Regiment 14th Reinforcements
14/02/1916-Appointed SERGEANT
9/03/1916-To 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment Heliopolis Egypt
7/04/1916-Transferred 4th Division Artillery Corps-Mustered as Gunner
28/04/1916-Promoted Acting Bombardier
20/05/1916-Promoted BOMBARDIER
13/06/1916-Disembarked Marseilles France ex Alexandria Egypt
25/06/1916-Transferred V4a Heavy Trench Mortar Battery in the field France
11/09/1916-Promoted CORPORAL in the field France
7/11/1916-Promoted SERGEANT in the field France
14/05/1917-Awarded MILITARY MEDAL
2/06/1917-Wounded in Action France ( Shell Wound Mouth, Lower Teeth Blown Out, Carotid Artery )
4/06/1917-Admitted 2nd Aust General Hospital Wimereux France ex 9 Aust Field Ambulance ex 2 Aust Casualty Clearing Station
15/06/1917-Evacuated/Admitted Central Military Hospital Fort Pitt Chatham England
21/08/1917-Proceeded Overseas Aust General Base Depot Rouelles France es Southampton ex Perham Downs
16/09/1917-Transferred 4th Heavy & Medium Trench Mortar Battery in the field France
12/11/1917-Awarded BAR TO MILITARY MEDAL in the field France
23/11/1917-Attended Artillery Cadet Course St Johns Wood England
26/06/1918-Promoted 2nd Lieutenant & Posted to Field Artillery Reinforcements
16/07/1918-Proceeded Overseas France ex Southampton
17/07/1918-To Aust General Base Depot Havre France ex Cadet School
26/07/1918-Transferred 7 & 8 Medium Trench Mortar Battery in the field France
26/09/1918-Promoted Lieutenant in the field France
27/09/1918-Detached 10th Field Artillery Battery in the field France
29/09/1918-Wounded in Action France ( Gunshot Wound Clavicle ) ex 11 Aust Field Ambulance ex Casualty Clearing Station
16/10/1918-Wounded in Action France ( Gassed )
18/10/1918-Admitted 10th General Hospital Rouen France ex 10 Field Ambulance ex 48 Casualty Clearing Station
20/10/1918-Evacuated/Admitted 3rd London General Hospital Wandsworth England
28/11/1918-Admitted Convalescent Depot England
25/01/1919-Embarked England for Australia per “Ceramic”
1/02/1919-Admitted Ship’s Hospital at Sea ( Influenza )
3/03/1919-Disembarked Australia
30/04/1919-Discharged from Service

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

( 1 )- MILTARY  MEDAL

Date  of  Recommendation : 5 May 1917

” Conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty on the morning of the 3rd May 1917 during the attack on BULLECOURT.  He showed an absolute disregard of danger and set a splendid example in attending to the wounded.  Under heavy enemy artillery barrage and Machine Gun fire he went back to Battalion Headquarters to obtain stretchers for the wounded, and in company with Gunner WILTSHIRE, personnaly carried them to a place of safety “.

 

Date of Commonwealth of Australia Gazette : 8 November 1917

Location in Commonwealth of Australia Gazette : Page 2936,  Position  66

Date of London Gazette : 9 July 1917

Location in London Gazette : Page  6838,  Position  53.

( 2 )- BAR  TO  MILITARY  MEDAL

Date  of  Recommendation : 31 October 1917

” For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  On October 21st 1917,  at BELLEWARDE RIDGE ( East of YPRES ) this N. C. O. was incommand of a column of pack transport animals taking up ammunition.  His column was heavily shelled and many animals became bogged.  His promptness of action and coolness saved losses to personnel and in ammunition.  He delivered his ammunition “.

Date of Commonwealth of Australia Gazette : 27 June 1918

Location in Commonwealth of Australia Gazette : Page  1392,  Position  1

Date of London Gazette : 4 February  1918

Location in London Gazette ; Page  1609,  Position : 5.

( 3 ) -British War Medal – No. 8933

( 4 ) – Victory Medal – No. 8894.