|Place of birth||Winton England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||35|
|Next of kin||Sister, Miss Louisa Hutchinson, Ingleton, York, England|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||42nd Battalion, B Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/59/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||15th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Work near Hamel on 8 August 1918.
|Fate||Returned to Australia
On 8 August 1918, during the operation on the Somme, this N.C.O. kept his platoon well organised and well in hand. In spite of the dense fog and heavy enemy shellfire during the advance, this N.C.O. kept up good communication between flank units. His platoon reached its objective properly organised and with numbers complete and captured during the fight 27 prisoners besides inflicting numerous casualties on the enemy. Throughout the operation he set a fine example of courage and initiative.
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 61
War service: Western FrontMedals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal