|Place of birth||Brisbane Queensland|
|Address||Fort Street, Maryborough, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs M Sammon, Fort Street, Maryborough, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||15th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/32/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||15th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
Distinguished Conduct Medal
'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He handled his platoon with great skill, and assisted greatly in repulsing an enemy attack. On outpost duty and patrol work he performed excellent work, gaining valuable information at great personal risk.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 15
'Showed striking courage and coolness in the attack on German position north east of GUEUDECOURT on night of 1st/2nd February, 1917. His gallant conduct was most conspicuous an a great example to his comrades. He behaved splendidly in the close range bombing that ensued after enemy trench was captured.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No.
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western FrontMedals: Distinguished Conduct Medal, Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal