|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Combe Florey near Taunton, Somersetshire, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||c/o Mrs S Craddock, Dulcie, Lugar Brae Street, Waverley, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs John Adams,Westhay, Shopwick near Bridgewater, Somerset, England|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/19/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A23 Suffolk on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Commissioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||54th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165
Bar to Military Cross
'For conspicuous gallantry and brilliant leadership at Peronne, 1st and 2nd September 1918. When the company on his right was suffering heavily the commander being killed, he took charge of the situation, reconnoitred, and found a weakness, and then personally led a successful assault. Crossing the river, he dealt with considerable opposition, establishing a line and insuring touch with the units of the flanks. He was severely wounded during the consolidation.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Medals: Military Cross, Bar to Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal. Fought in the Battle of Lone Pine, Gallipoli, and Polygon Wood, France, where he received eye and head injuries.
Appointed Corporal, 24 July 1915; Sergeant, 22 January 1916; 2nd Lieutenant, 2 August 1916; Lieutenant, 26 December 1916. Wounded, 2 September 1918.
He married Barbara Stuart in England and returned to Sydney in 1927. Tried to enlist in World War II but due to war injuries was unable. He worked in a Sydney munitions factory as his contribution to the war effort.~
|Date of death|
|Age at death||90.9|
|Place of burial||Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens, North Ryde, New South Wales|