|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Melbourne Victoria|
|Address||27 Learmonth Street, Moonee Ponds, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Father, W Hailes, 27 Learmonth Street, Moonee Ponds, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Australian Army Medical Corps|
|Rank on enlistment||Captain (Medical Officer)|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade 4, Head-Quarters|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/32/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Major|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Australian Army Medical Corps|
Unit: RMO 4th Field Artillery Brigade
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in attentions to wounded durinig intense bombardment. (Pozieres- Sausage Valley).
Mention in Despatches
Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).
Distinguished Service Order
'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in attending to four wounded men in the open under heavy fire and conveying them to cover. His example stimulated the stretcher beares to great efforts under most trying circumstances.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 137
|Other details||Medals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal|