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Regimental number868
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address62 Macauley Road, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Hastie, 62 Macauley Road, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 March 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 4 March 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name John Samuel

Military Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in that he during the counter attack on ABU TELLUL RIGHT and THE BLUFF on 14th July, 1918, maintained telephone communications although under very heavy shell fire, his line being several times been cut by shells.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 75
Date: 17 June 1919

Other details

War service: Middle East

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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