|Place of birth||Glasgow Scotland|
|Age at embarkation||32|
|Next of kin||Mrs Lang, Shorehead, Johnshaven, Kincardineshire, Scotland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||21st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/38/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||24th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'For conspicuous gallantry and untiring devotion to duty during the capture of trenches near Bullecourt, when he did excellent work with the carrying parties.'
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'For conspicuous gallantry and untiring devotion to duty during the capture of the trenches near BULLECOURT on 3rd May 1917. He did excellent work with the carrying parties and in the issuing to the best advantage the supplies taken up or captured. He was employed in clearing the dead from the trenches and later in supervising their burial under fire. On all sides reports have been received showing the cool and determined bearing of this valuable N.C.O. under the heaviest fire. He has been brought to notice for gallantry in every action in which his regiment has taken part.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western FrontMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal