|Place of birth||Oamaru New Zealand|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Occupation||Civil and mining engineer and surveyor|
|Address||Claremont, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||34|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Augusta Anderson, The Gables, Sterling Road, Claremont, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Captain|
|Unit name||Mining Corps Headquarters|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Major|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Mining Corps|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Mention in Despatches
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).
'For conspicuous gallantry during operations. he showed great coolness and pluck under heavy shell fire when exploding push pipes. When the leads were cut by shell fire, he went out, regardless of danger, to light the fuse. Finally his work was entirely successful.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Bar to Military Cross
' For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during a raid upon enemy trenches. He did excellent work in reconnoitring and destroying the enemy's mining system; also blowing in two dug outs, and very largely contributing to the success of our operations.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 9
|Other details||Medals: Military Cross and Bar, British War Medal, Victory Medal|