|Place of birth||Walsall, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||c/o Mrs Oliver, Strand, Townsville, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Fanny Schmidt, c/o Mrs Oliver, Strand, Townsville, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Served in Citizen Military Forces ('Colonial Forces') for 3 years.|
|Place of enlistment||Townsville, Queensland|
|Unit name||Australian Army Service Corps, 28th Reinforcement|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Australian Division Train|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
Embarked Sydney, 31 October 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 26 December 1917; marched in to AASC Training Depot, 27 December 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 15 September 1918; posted to 1st Australian Division Train, 2 October 1918, and taken on strength, No 4 Company, AASC, in the field.
Promoted Temporary Corporal, 18 January 1919.
Detached for transport duty, Calais, 7 March 1919; rejoined unit from detachment, 12 March 1919.
Transferred to No 1 Company, AASC, 27 March 1919.
On leave to United Kingdom, 2 April 1919; rejoined unit from leave, 22 April 1919.
Marched out to England, 20 May 1919, for return to Australia, and reverted to Driver.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Takada', 18 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 2 November 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SCHMIDT Gustavus Adolphus|