|Place of birth||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||c/o Mrs W H Ireland, Hawata, Seale Street, Burwood|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs W H Ireland, Hawata, Seale Street, Burwood, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Sapper|
|Unit name||Signal Troop 4|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||22/22/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Company Quartermaster Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||6th Brigade Headquarters|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Meritorous Service Medal
For highly meritorious services as Quarter Master Sergeant on Brigade Headquarters in EGYPT and FRANCE.
|Fate||Returned to Australia
Meritorious Service Medal
'For highly meritorious services as Q.M.S. on Brigade Headquarters during the operations of th Brigade in EGYPT and FRANCE. His untiring zeal and energy have proved of great benefit to the Brigade. He has also shown zeal and initiative in salvage work.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Promoted Lance Corporal, Tel el Kebir, 30 September 1915; promoted A/Quartermaster Sergeant, Moascar, 6 March 1916; transferred to 6th Infantry Brigade Headquarters from 2nd Australian Division Signal Company, Canal Zone, 6 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria and proceeded to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 24 March 1916. Charged in pay book for clothing: £1:3:0, 19 June 1916; promoted to Company Quartermaster Sergeant, Belgium, 6 March 1916.
Admitted to 6th Australian Field Ambulance, 27 April 1917; transferred to 56th Casualty Clearing Station, 27 April 1917; returned to unit from hospital, 13 May 1917.
Awarded Meritorious Service Medal, 13 May 1917; promoted to Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant (Warrant Officer Class II in accordance with AIF Order 760), 17 July 1917.
Proceeded on leave to the United Kingdom, 28 June 1918; returned from leave, 13 July 1918.
Marched out to England, 20 January 1919.
Commenced return to Australia, 28 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne and proceeded to Sydney, 26 May 1919.Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Northern Suburbs Crematorium|