|Place of birth||Crows Nest, Queensland|
|Place of birth||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Crow's Nest, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||27|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Emma Askin, Crow's Nest, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A30 Borda on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Richard and Emma ASKIN|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 3 August 1915; taken on strength, 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 9 August 1915. Disembarkaed Alexandria for duty in Egypt, 9 September 1915.
Promoted Corporal, Wadi Hanien, 1 January 1916.
Admitted to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 22 May 1916 (bronchitis); transferred to British Red Cross Convalescent Depot, Montazah, 27 May 1916; discharged and marched in to 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, 9 June 1916; returned to 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 6 July 1916.
Reverted to ranks at own request, 23 August 1916.
Admitted to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 4 January 1917 (influenza); transferred to NZ Mounted Field Ambulance, Bir el Abd, 6 January 1917; discharged to duty, 6 January 1917.
Detached to Divisional Headquarters, Desert Column, 19 January 1917; rejoined unit, 2 March 1917.
Appointed Temporary Driver, Um Urgan, 3 July 1917; reverted to ranks at own request, Wadi Hanien, 10 February 1918.
Transferred to Government Hospital, Suez, 16 May 1918.
Admitted to Government Hospital, Suez, 11 June 1918 (urethritis; non-venereal); transferred to 2nd Australian Stationary Hospital, Moascar, 18 June 1918; discharged, 12 July 1918; joined Government Hospital, Suez, 14 July 1918. Marched out to and joined Army Medical Corps Training Cadre, Suez, 14 August 1918. Temporarily attached to 2nd Australian Stationary Hospital, Moascar, 20 August 1918; returned to Australian Medical Corps Details, 26 August 1918.
Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Wiltshire', 30 August 1918; disembarked Sydney, 3 October 1918, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged Brisbane, 3 December 1918.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath attributed to war service.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||42|
|Place of burial||Crows Nest Cemetery, Queensland|