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Regimental number4450
Place of birthSleaki Colony South Africa
Addressc/o S Baker, Tattersalls Club, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinSister, Borkum, Oudsoerne, Cape Colony, South Africa
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 September 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during operations East of Ypres.
Recommendation date: 8 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette'
Date: 25 July 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

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

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