|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Bodalla, New South Wales|
|Address||Newtown, Murwillumbah, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs H. McEwan, Newtown, Murwillumbah, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||6th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/11/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A29 Suevic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Anzac Provost Corps|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance|
|Family/military connections||Brother-in-law: 4289 Pte Henry Frederick Leon Howard DEARDS, 15th Bn, killed in action, 18 August 1917.|
War service: Middle East
Proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force at Gallipoli, 15 May 1915.
Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 19 June 1915 (gun shot wound, left thigh); treated at Casualty Clearing Station, Anzac Cove; transferred to HS 'Gascon'; transferred to Mudros, 21 June 1915, and admitted to No. 2 Australian Stationary Hospital. Transferred to Malta, 16 July 1915.
Embarked from Malta on board HMT 'Koroa', 26 September 1915; taken on strength, Overseas Base, Alexandria, 30 September 1915. Embarked from Alexandria ('fit for active service') on board HMAT 'Borda' for Gallipoli, 18 October 1915.
Evacuated from Gallipoli (general evacuation); disembarked Alexandria, 25 December 1915.
Admitted sick to hospital, Maadi, 4 January 1916. Marched out from Maadi to Serapeum, 23 February 1916. Transferred (provisionally) to Headquarters, Anzac Mounted Division, 21 March 1916. Admitted to No. 3 Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 24 April 1916 (influenza); discharged, 29 April 1916. Admitted to British Red Cross Hospital, Montazah, 29 April 1916 (influenza); discharged (Class 'A') to Tel-el-Kebir, 12 May 1916.
Appointed Temporary Corporal while employed with Military Mounted Police with HQ, Anzac Mounted Division, Kantara, 1 July 1916. Appointed Temporary Sergeant while in command of MMP, AMD HQ, 31 July 1916.
Taken on strength, Anzac Provost Corps, Cairo, 5 December 1916; appointed Sergeant, 7 April 1917.
Applied for, and was granted, special leave to Australia (family reasons), 19 December 1917. Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses' from Suez, 15 February 1918; arrived at Melbourne, 18 March 1918; discharged, 3 April 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||72|
|Place of burial||Cremated: Rookwood Crematorium, Sydney; ashes interred in Memorial Wall, Grafton Cemetery, New South Wales.|