|Address||248 Esplanade East, Port, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs K Donnelly, 248 Esplanade East, Port Melbourne, Victoria|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||6th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/23/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||6th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Gallant bearing under heavy shell fire, in leading successful attack, and setting splendid example. (East of Ypres).
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'This N.C.O. showed great bravery and devotion to duty during the attack on DECLINE COPSE, East of ZONNEBEKE, on 26 October 1917. He personally led the attack on two dug-outs in the cutting, and clearing them of the enemy, at great personal risk, capturing five prisoners. Throughout the whole operation his work was of a very high order, and his gallant bearing under heavy shell fire was at all times a splendid example to all who saw him.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95