14/03/1916- Completed Application for Enlistment & Preliminary Medical Examination Merredin WA
22/05/1916- To 69 Depot Blackboy Hill WA as Private
21/06/1916- To 22nd Reinforcements 16th Battalion Belmont WA
5/09/1916- Allotted to 6th Reinforcements 48th Battalion Blackboy Hill
30/10/1916- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Port Melbourne ” bound for England
28/12/1916- Disembarked Devonport England ex Australia to 12th Training Battalion Codford
15/06/1917- Proceeded Overseas 4th Australian Division Base Depot Havre France ex Southampton ex Codford
17/07/1917- Taken on Strength 48th Battalion in the field France
5/03/1918- Granted Leave England
22/03/1918- Rejoined 48th Battalion in the field France ex Leave
18/09/1918- Wounded in Action St. Quentin France ( Severe Shell Wound Left Thigh)
19/09/1918- Admitted No. 1 General Hospital Etretat France ex 4th Australian Field Ambulance ex 47th Casualty Clearing Station ex Ambulance Train
23/09/1918- Evacuated/Admitted Southwark Military Hospital Dulwich England
2/12/1918- Transferred to 3rd Aux Hospital Dartford England
10/12/1918- Medical Board Report- Permanently Unfit for General Service
13/12/1918- Embarked Southampton England aboard  Hospital Ship ” Karoola ” for Return to Australia
31/12/1918- Died at Sea aboard ” Karoola ” at 4.30 pm ( Suffering from Uraemia following Nephritis ) – Buried at Sea.

 

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

British War Medal – No. 51496

Victory Medal – No. 50815

Memorial Plaque/Scroll – No. 985909.

 

MEMORIAL INSCRIPTIONS

Nannup War Memorial WA

Australian War Memorial Canberra ACT – Panel No. 146

Villers-Brettoneux Memorial France.