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Regimental number552
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressView Street, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Parsonage, 3 View Street, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name13th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 16 April 1917

FateReturned to Australia 4 December 1918

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led his men in the most gallant manner, and personally covered the withdrawal. He set a splendid example to his men.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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