|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Warracknabeal, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, A Albert, Milawa, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||30th Battalion, D Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/47/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Disembarked Suez, 11 December 1915.
Found guilty, Ferry Post, 14 January 1916, of leaving parade without permission: awarded 8 hours' pack drill.
Admitted to 15th Field Ambulance, 28 February 1916 (injured testicle).
Transferred to 5th Division Artillery, 15 March 1916; mustered as Gunner, and posted to 59th Battery.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 24 June 1916.
Transferred to 6th Field Artillery Brigade, 27 January 1917, and posted to 17th Battery.
Mustered as Driver, 8 June 1917.
Found guilty, 29 June 1917, of being absent from 6 am parade, 24 June 1917: awarded 24 hours' Field Punishment No 2.
On leave to United Kingdom, 29 July 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 10 August 1917.
Admitted to 101st Field Ambulance, 11 August 1917 (venereal disease, gonorrhoea), and transferred same day to 1st Canadian Casualty Clearing Station; to No 7 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 12 August 1917; to 39th General Hospital, Havre, 13 August 1917; discharged to Base, 10 October 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 61 days. Rejoined unit, 17 October 1917.
Admitted to 76th Field Ambulance, 18 October 1917 (scabies); discharged to duty, 26 October 1917; rejoined unit, 27 October 1917.
Transferred to 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, 9 January 1918.
On leave to United Kingdom, 21 October 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 4 November 1918.
Proceeded to England for return to Australia, 24 February 1919; marched into No 3 Camp, Parkhouse, 25 February 1919.
Admitted to Group Hospital, 26 February 1919; marched into No 3 Camp from hospital, 1 March 1919.
Marched out to Reserve Brigade Australian Artillery, Heytesbury, 20 March 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Boonah', 20 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 8 June 1919; transshipped to HT 'Sardinia', and disembarked Sydney, 11 June 1919; discharged, 12 September 1919.
Total war service: 4 years 52 days (3 years 206 days of which were spent abroad).
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
After his discharge he took up a soldier settlers block at 'Walnut Grove', Rosewood, in March 1920 and spent the rest of his life there.Foundation member of the Tumbarumba RSL and was Vice-President for 12 years, then a foundation member of Rosewood Sub-branch of RSL as President, holding that position until the time of his death.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||89|
|Place of burial||Rosewood Cemetery|