|Place of birth||Bendigo Victoria|
|Address||353 Cardigan Street, Carlton, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs S Makepeace, 353 Cardigan Street, Carlton, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Machine Gun Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'Work on 9 August 1918 near Harbonnieres.'
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'On 9th August 1918 this Officer and Sergeant having become casualties, Corporal MAKEPEACE although wounded and badly shaken by a shell which put one of his gun crews out of action repeatedly showed himself a capable and skilful leader. During the advance East of HARBONNIERES he personally captured six prisoners who had been inflicting casualties by sniping our men. He handed over these prisoners to the Infantry and established his guns on the extreme flank of an Infantry Battalion where heavy opposition was encountered.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
|Other details||Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal|