|Place of birth||Liverpool England|
|Address||c/o E Steward, O'Neil Street, Brighton Le Sands, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs J Murphy, Luckfield Street, Kirkdale, Liverpool, England|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Company Sergeant Major|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'Courage and devotion to duty under heavy fire, also powers of leadership in absence of senior officer.'
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'At HERMIES on 9th April 1917 for courage and devotion to duty. Under heavy frontal and enfilade fire from enemy machine gun he kept his platoon under splendid control after his Platoon Commander had been killed. By his disregard of danger he proved an inspiration to the men, and later, during the work of consolidation , he handled the platoon well and completed the work very skilfully.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Newcastle Memorial Park Cemetery & Crematorium|