|Place of birth||Aberdeen Scotland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||3 Hartley Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Sister, Mrs M J Gerrard, Hartley Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||19th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/36/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'Conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty as runner.' (East of Ypres).
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion toduty at BROODSEINDE RIDGE east of YPRES on 4th October, 1917. Under heavy shell fire and exposed to sniping and machine gun fire he conveyed messages backwards and forwards between Battalion Headquarters and the firing line and always readily responded when called upon throughout the whole operation from 3rd to 6th October inclusive.'