|Place of birth||Paradise, Queensland|
|School||Gympie State School, Queensland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Phoebe Pinkerton, Cedar Pocket, Gympie, Queensland|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||14th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/19/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||15th Battalion|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of death or wounding||Vaire Wood, Hamel, France|
|Age at death from cemetery records||25|
|Place of burial||St. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block Q, Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 1), Rouen, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: George and Phoebe PINKERTON, Gympie, Queensland. Native of Burnett District, Queensland|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 13 May 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 10 July 1916. Proceeded overseas to France, 23 September 1916; joined 15th Bn in the field, 2 November 1916.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 5 February 1917.
Wounded accidentally, 21 February 1917 (bullet wound, chest), and admitted to 2nd Australian Field Ambulance; transferred to No 1/1 S.W.D. Casualty Clearing Station, 21 February 1917; to No 11 Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 26 February 1917; to England, 25 March 1917, and admitted to 1st London General Hospital, Camberwell, 27 March 1917. Discharged on furlough, 4 June 1917, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 19 June 1917. Court of Enquiry, Ribemont, 17 April 1917, found that the soldier was in no way to blame. Marched out to No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 29 June 1917. Proceeded overseas to France, 10 September 1917; rejoined 15th Bn, 23 September 1917.
Admitted to 13th Australian Field Ambulance, 28 January 1918 (pyrexia, not yet diagnosed); transferred to 14th Australian General Hospital, Boulogne, 29 January 1918 (pleurisy); to England, 11 February 1918, and admitted to 1st Line Clandon Park Hospital, off Royal Herbert Hospital, Woolwich, 11 February 1918; to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 25 February 1918; discharged to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 4 March 1918. Admitted to Isolation Hospital, 4 March 1918 (scabies); discharged, 17 March 1918. Proceeded overseas to France, 8 May 1918; rejoined 15th Bn in the field, 19 May 1918.
Wounded in action, France, 4 July 1918 (shrapnel wound, head); admitted to 5th Casualty Clearing Station, 4 July 1918; transferred to 6th General Hospital, Rouen, 5 July 1918 (gun shot wound, neck); died of wounds, 6 July 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal