13/11/1915- Application for Commission accepted at 5th Military District Perth WA
22/11/1915- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Mongolia” bound for Egypt
01/12/1915- Disembarked Alexandria Egypt to Overseas Training Base
5/01/1916-Joined 10th Light Horse Regiment in the field Heliopolis Egypt
26/02/1916-To Serapeum Egypt with Unit
16/04/1916- Taken on Strength 10th Light Horse Regiment Egypt
1/12/1916-Promoted CAPTAIN 10th Light Horse Regiment in the field Masaid Egypt
1/02/1917-Admitted 14th Aust General Hospital Abbassia Egypt ( Dysentry )
25/04/1917-Discharged to Alexandria
26/04/1917-Admitted 19th General Hospital Alexandria ( Colitis )
12/05/1917-Joined 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment Moascar Egypt
2/06/1917-To Command 10th Aust Light Horse Training Squadron Egypt
06/09/1917- Taken on Strength 10th Light Horse Regiment Shellal, Egypt
31/10/1917- Severely Wounded in Action Beersheba Israel ( Multiple Gunshot Wounds Head Back Buttock- whole of body )
1/11/1917-Transferred Shellal Junction ex 4th Light Horse Field Ambulance ex Aust Division Receiving Station
2/11/1917-Admitted 43rd Stationary Hospital Egypt
4/11/1917-Admitted 44th Stationary Hospital Kantara Egypt
5/11/1917-Admitted 14th Australian General Hospital Abbassia- ( Place of Death )
6/11/1917-DIED OF WOUNDS Received in Action Israel( Shock & Sepsis ).

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

1914/1915 Star No. 3874

British War Medal No. 28000

Victory Medal No. 27821

Memorial Plaque/Scroll No. 357507.

 

MEMORIAL INSCRIPTIONS

Bunbury War Memorial WA

Claremont Teachers College War Memorial WA

10th Light Horse Regiment Memorial WA

Australian War Memorial Canberra ACT Panel No. 8.

 

AUTHORS NOTE

Please refer to Page No. 20 of the Officers Service Record to sight the most extensive listing of belongings returned to his wife following his death- contained within a case, a box, a leather brief bag, a canvas bundle and a canvas valise.