|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Ballarat Victoria|
|Address||Stanley Street, Ballarat, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Ellen Oates, Stanley Street, Ballarat, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||SIG SGT|
|Unit name||8th Battalion, Headquarters|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/25/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Commissioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Captain|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||7th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Companion of the Order of the Distinguished Service Order
'Conspicuous bravery at Pozieres, 25-26 July 1916.'
Mention in Despatches
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).
Distinguished Service Order
'For conspicuous gallantry during operations in holding the enemy at bay on several occasions with revolver fire, thus enabling the erection of barricades and the evacuation of the wounded. He also organized and led bombing attacks with great courage and skill.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44