Regimental number1797
Place of birthGippsland Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address66 Lincoln Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Murcutt, 66 Lincoln Street, Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date12 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Recommendation date: 12 October 1916

FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. He repeatedly displayed great courage and determination during raids on the enemy's trenches. On one occasion, after his wound was dressed, he returned to the front line.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 116
Date: 25 July 1917

Date of death15 November 1952
Place of burialKew Cemetery