The AIF Project


Date of birth16 June 1891
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMinter, Simpson & Co., Hunter Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, A R Minter, Hunter Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service13th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date20 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name5th Field Artillery Brigade Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Artillery


Unit: 2nd Division Artillery
Promotion date: 1 September 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).
Recommendation date: Unspecified

Mention in Despatches

Recommendation date: 27 September 1916

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', 3rd Supplement (15 May 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 140 (27 August 1917).
Recommendation date: 4 March 1917

Croix de Guerre

Recommendation date: 26 April 1917

Chevalier de L'Ordre de la Couronne

Recommendation date: 29 June 1917

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 9 September 1917"

FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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