|Place of birth||Victoria|
|Address||Brocklesby, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||32|
|Next of kin||Friend, Miss R Ellis, Brocklesby, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Cootamundra, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/19/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star of England on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||54th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 10), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Joined 54th Bn, Ferry Post, 20 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19/20 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in action, 19/20 July 1916'.
Note, Red Cross File No 1140909: 'No trace Germany. Cert by Capt. Mills. 10.10.19.'Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, GATES Charles
Red Cross file 1140909