The AIF Project


Regimental number1307
Place of birthDundee, Scotland
OccupationHorse driver
Addressc/o M Borey, Sturt Street, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs Grace Clark, Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date6 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 November 1914
Place of enlistmentTownsville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 5 September 1916

FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917

Military Medal

'This man was a stretcher bearer and was remarked for his courage and devotion to duty in action near FERME DU MOUQUET during period 26th/29th August, 1916.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal,1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 April 1950
Place of burialToowong Cemetery

Print format    

© The AIF Project 2024, UNSW Canberra. Not to be reproduced without permission.