|Place of birth||Naedenburg Switzerland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||71 Lake Street, Perth, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||29|
|Next of kin||Brother, M Gysin, Basle, Switzerland|
|Rank on enlistment||Sergeant (Wheeler)|
|Unit name||Howitzer Brigade 118|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/136/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Staff Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||AACC|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
For conspicuous gallantry at Battle Wood near Hill 60 South East of Ypres on 19 March 1918.
Conspicuous courage and devotion to duty, setting splendid example and rendering valuable services. (East of Ypres 6 October 1917).
|Fate||Returned to Australia
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|Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance|
Distinguished Conduct Medal
'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Though severely burnt on both legs by a bursting gas shell, he remained on duty, moving from gun to gun under heavy fire, often getting them into action when they would otherwise have been sent back for repair. Though suffering terribly he refused to leave his post until the operations had quietened down.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
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