|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Toowoomba, Queensland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Arthur Street, Toowoomba, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, Mr C Fortescue, Arthur Street, Toowoomba, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||2nd Lieutenant|
|Unit name||9th Battalion, D Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/26/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Major|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||9th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Mention in Despatches
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'From 25th to 29th April 1915, during operations near Gaba Tepe, for conspicuous gallantry. He twice led charges against the enemy and rendered good service in collecting reinforcements and organising stragglers.'
Source: 'London Gazette' No. 6539
Distinguished Service Order
'For conspicuous gallantry in action. He commanded his company with the greatest courage and skill. Later,although wounded, he reatly assisted in defeating several enemy counter attacks. He showed a splendid example of coolness and initiative to his men.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62