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Date of birth29 October 1883
Place of birthTimaru New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFire fighter
AddressOtago, New Zealand
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Trousselott, 4 Allen Street, East Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameMining Corps, Company 3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollMining Corps


Unit: No 2 Tunnelling Company
Promotion date: 11 March 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 3 May 1919


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Other detailsMedals: Order of the British Empire, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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