|Place of birth||Corryong Victoria|
|Address||Nariel Creek, via Cudgewa, Cudgewa, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, C Nankervis, Nariel Creek, vic Cudgewa, Cudgewa, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||29th Battalion, Machine Gun Section|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/46/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Machine Gun Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Recommendation for the DCM altered to Military Medal.
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'During operations in vicinity of POLYGON WOOD from 26th/29th September, this N.C.O. took charge of a Battery of eight (8) Machine Guns, after both his Officers had been wounded on 26th September, and controlled them during the operations. he set a splendid example to the men of the Battery which had many casualties, not - withstanding which the Battery fired successfully on every S.O.S. call.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31