PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE- 1 year VIC Mounted Rifles, 5 years RAA, 11 years Instructional Satff
11/11/1914-Completed Medical Examination Guildford WA & To 10th Light Horse Regiment as Trooper
12/11/1914-Promoted SERGEANT with 10th LHR Guildford
16/05/1915-Embarked Alexandria with Meditteranean Expeditionary Forces for Gallipoli Peninsula
29/05/1915-Wounded in Action Monash Valley Gallipoli ( Gunshot Wound Neck )
19/08/1915-Appointed Acting Regimental Sergeant Major in the field Gallipoli
14/09/1915-Promoted SECOND LIUTENANT in the field Gallipoli
5/10/1915-Appointed Temporary Adjutant in the field Gallipoli
21/11/1915-Evacuated/Admitted 2nd Aust Stationary Hospital Mudros ( Jaundice )
28/11/1915-To Rest Camp Mudros
14/12/1915-Discharged from Rest Camp to  Sarpi Camp Lemnos
24/12/1915 – Embarked Mudros per ” Caledonia ” bound for Egypt
27/12/1915-Disembarked Alexandria to Rejoin 10 LHR
20/02/1916-Promoted LIEUTENANT in the field Ismailia Egypt
26/02/1916-With 10th Light Horse Regiment to Serapeum ex Heliopolis Egypt
1/11/1916-Promoted CAPTAIN/ADJUTANT  in the field with A & NZ Mounted Division Marakeb Egypt
1/01/1918-Awarded MILITARY CROSS in the field Egypt
14/01/1918-Detached to 3rd Light Horse Brigade as Staff Captain Trainee
5/03/1918- Marched out to Moascar awaiting embarkation to Australia
17/03/1918-To Port Tewfik Suez ex 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment Moascar Egypt
18/03/1918-Embarked Suez for Australia per “Durham”
15/05/1918-Disembarked Australia
19/05/1918-Discharged from Service

 

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

Military Cross

1914/15 Star – No. 2588

British War Medal – No. 1934

Victory Medal – No. 1932

 

MILITARY  CROSS

Date  of  Recommendation : 16 September  1917

 

: During the second battle of GAZA on 19th April 1917,  this officer behaved in a gallant manner and displayed great coolness under trying circumstances and was responsible in a great degree in re-organizing the Regiment and meeting the counter attack of the enemy.  He is an officer of high moral character and much experience and the Regiment owes in no small degree its present standard of efficiency to this officer “.

 

Date of Commonwealth of Australia Gazette : 18 April 1918

Location in Commonwealth of Australia Gazette : Page  847,  Position  114

Date of London Gazette : 1 January 1918

Location in London Gazette : Page  51,  Position  100.