|Place of birth||Mitchell Queensland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||28|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs C M Hare, Crane Street, Longreach, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||15th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/32/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||41st Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Work near Proyart on 11-12 August 1918.
|Fate||Returned to Australia
On the 11th and 12th August, 1918, during the operations on the Somme near Proyart, this man was employed as a runner to forward battalions, and although badly shaken by the explosion of an enemy bomb during the night, he refused to leave his duty. On many of his journeys he had to paw through heavy enemy barrage of shell and machine-gun fire and succeeded in delivering and bringing valuable information which was essential to the success of the operation. He also distinguished himself in this duty during the attack East of Hamel on the 8th August, 1918 and his courageous actions and splendid spirit showed a fine sense of duty to the remainder of his comrades.
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
War service: Western FrontMedals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal