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Regimental number63
Place of birthSt Marys Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSenior constable
AddressPolice Station, Deloraine, Tasmania
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinDaughter, Miss Edith Cooper, c/o Mrs Sims, Hopkins Street, Moonah, Tasmania
Enlistment date31 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name12th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class I)
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', fourth Supplement, No. 29664, 11 July 1916; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 176, 30 November 1916.
Recommendation date: 24 June 1916

Mention in Despatches

Recommendation date: September-December 1915

Military Medal

FateReturned to Australia 24 September 1918

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Cross of Karageorge - 1st Class (with swords)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Date of death18 May 1950
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery

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