Regimental number4598
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
AddressYarra Park Avenue, Bexley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Lappin, Yarra Park Avenue, Bexley, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 September 1915
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 RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Artillery Headquarters
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal

Recommendation date: 1 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
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Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance

Meritorious Service Medal

'For consistent good service and devotion to duty throughout the period 22nd September 1917 to 24th February 1918. Since July 1916 this N.C.O. has rendered most valuable service. His work under all conditions is marked by his care, zeal and the most efficient performance of the responsible duties allotted to him.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 September 1958