|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||St Kilda, Victoria|
|School||Wesley College, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Address||c/o Baillieu, Allard & Co., Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||43|
|Next of kin||Wife, c/o Baillieu, Allard & Co., Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served in 7th Infantry Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||LT (HON CAPT)|
|Unit name||8th Battalion, A Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/25/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Captain|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||8th Battalion|
Unit: 8th Battalion
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 5 June 1915.
Admitted to 19th General Hospital, Alexandria, 3 July 1915 (gastro-enteritis); discharged to duty, 8 July 1915; rejoined unit, Gallipoli, 9 August 1915.
Admitted to No 2 Australian Field Ambulance, 20 October 1915; transferred same day to No 1 Canadian Stationary Hospital, Mudros; to Lowland Convalescent Depot, 7 December 1915; to Anzac Advanced Base, 13 December 1915; to Egypt, 28 December 1915; rejoined Bn, Tel el Kebir, 25 January 1916.
Admitted to Field Ambulance, Tel el Kebir, 1 February 1916 (rheumatism), and transferred to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, Tel el Kebir (chronic rheumatism); to No 4 Hospital Train, 2 February 1916, and admitted to No 2 Australian General Hospital, Ghezireh; to Convalescent Depot, Helouan, 18 February 1916; discharged to duty, 1 March 1916.
Board of Enquiry, held at Alexandria, 10 May 1916, declared him 'Unfit for General Service'.
Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Kanowna', 11 May 1916 (melancholia); disembarked Melbourne, 15 June 1916; appointment terminated (discharged), Melbourne, 20 July 1916.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HAM Walter Somerville|