Regimental number5333
Place of birthNewmains, Scotland
Address382 Latrobe Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 7"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kin..., Mrs E McPherson, 32 Kemp Street, Croxton Northcote, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 February 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).
Recommendation date: 16 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 22 November 1919
Discharge date2 March 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal