The AIF Project


Regimental number1293
Place of birthWinchester England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNewbridge, Bathurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, J McMorley, Butcher, Newbridge, Bathurst New South Wales
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Refers 25 April 1915.
Recommendation date: Unspecified

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29251 (5 August 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 133 (28 October 1915).

FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1915

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'On 25th April, 1915, and subsequently during operations near Gaba Tepe, for conspicuous coolness and bravery in volunteering on many occasions for dangerous missions and for judgment in carrying them out.'
Source: 'London Gazette' No. 6544
Date: 3 July 1915

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: Distinguished Conduct Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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