|Place of birth||Claremont Queensland|
|Address||Renmark Hotel, Renmark, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs. Hannah Johnson, Cobalt Street, Railway Town, Broken Hill, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||9th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/14/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Gunner|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||9th Light Horse Regiment|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
work near Hamel on 8 August 1918.
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'This Gunner displayed great courage and devotion to duty whilst attached to F.O.O.'s on the 8th and 9th August 1918 in front of HAME -VILLERS BRETONNEUX. On both days on several occasions when communications failed, he carried back despatches to his Battery, through Rifle, Machine Gun and Artillery fire, enabling the guns to be brought into action against enemy strong point which were holding up the Infantry advance. He was also prominent in maintaining telephonic communication, which was frequently cut. His work was done cheerfully and speedily, with total disregard to personal safety. and was of the greatest value. His excellent conduct is deserving of special recognition.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
War service: Western FrontMedals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal