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Regimental number32
Date of birth24 May 1889
AddressRegent Street, New Lambton, via Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs V.M. Easterbrook, c/o J. Nicholson, Regent Street, New Lambton, via Newcastle, New South Wales
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentRegimental Sergeant Major
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 20 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: LH7
Promotion date: 29 June 1915


Unit: LH7
Promotion date: 9 September 1915


Unit: LH7
Promotion date: 26 March 1916


Unit: Staff LH2 Bde
Promotion date: 5 October 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31728 (12 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133 (1 April 1920).8

FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919

Distinguished Service Order

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 30
Date: 25 March 1920

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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