PREVIOUS SERVICE – Militia – 88th Infantry W.A
19/07/1915- Completed Medical Examination Perth, WA
2/08/1915-To 20 Depot as Private
29/09/1915-To 12th Battalion 11th Reinforcements
29/10/1915-To 16th Battalion 11th Reinforcements
27/01/1916-Admitted 3rd Aux Hospital Cairo Egypt ( Sick )
7/03/1916-Joined 16th Battalion in the field Tel-el-Kebir
8/05/1916-Transferred 4th Machine Gun Company Serapeum Egypt
01/06/1916- Embarked Alexandria Egypt with British Expeditionary Forces bound for Marseilles France
09/06/1916-Disembarked Marseilles France ex Alexandria
11/11/1916-Transferred Aust Squadron Royal Flying Corps England
16/03/1917- Offered Commission as Second Lieutenant with Imperial Army Royal Flying Corps in England
12/04/1917-Discharged from AIF in England
12/04/1917-Appointed 2nd Lieutenant to 25 Reserve Squadron Royal Flying Corps Thetford England
30/06/1917- Qualified as a Pilot with Royal Flying Corps & Acted as a Flight Instructor
16/03/1918- Transferred to 41st Squadron and promoted to rank of Captain
28/06/1918- Scored first of Air Victories against the enemy
1/11/1918 – Scored final of 13 Air Victories over Enemy Aircraft & Promoted to Rank of Flight Commander


1914/1915 Star- Medal No. 6027



British War Medal

Victory Medal

Distinguished Flying Cross.