|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Talana Hill, near Dundee, Natal, South Africa|
|School||Grammar School, Jeppestown, South Africa; Wellington House, London, England; University of Sydney, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Auburn, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Sister, Miss Eileen Robinson, c/o Miss McDonald, Chelsea Hall, Sutherland Street, Auburn, New South Wales|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Field Ambulance 9, Section A|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||26/52/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Commissioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||38th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
War service: embarked from Sydney, 11 May 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 10 July 1916. Found guilty, 26 August 1916, of being absent without a pass: awarded 4 days Field Punishment No. 2 and forfeiture of 7 days' pay. Found guilty of being absent without leave, Larkhill Camp, midnight, 14 November, to midnight, 15 November 1916: awarded forfeiture of 1 day's pay.
Proceeded overseas to France via Southampton, 23 November 1916. Detached for duty with 35th Bn in the field, 7 January 1917. Admitted sick to hospital, France, 29 August 1917; rejoined unit, 3 September 1917.
Wounded in action (scalp wound, gas shell poisoning, severe), 13 October 1917; invalided to United Kingdom, 20 October 1917; admitted to Military Hospital, Devonport, 24 October 1917. Awarded Military Medal for bravery in the field, 13 March 1918 (no citation recorded). Proceeded overseas to France via Southampton, 27 March 1918; rejoined unit from wounds, 27 March 1918.
Detached to join Cadet Bn, and borne supernumerary to 9th Field Ambulance establishment, 21 October 1918. Joined No. 13 Officer Cadet Bn, Newmarket, and appointed Cadet, 8 November 1918. Granted leave, 30 November to 2 December 1918. Appointed 2nd Lieutenant on probation in the AIF, 6 January 1919. Proceeded overseas to France, 22 January 1919; taken on strength, 38th Bn, 28 January 1919. On leave to England, 6 March 1919; detached to 39th Bn for demobilisation purposes, 4 April 1919.
Granted leave, 31 March to 30 September 1919 to undertake accountancy course, G. Williams College, Tottenham Court, Road, London. Promoted to Lieutenant, 6 April 1919. Leave extended until 19 November 1919 awaiting family ship; attached to Finance Section, London, 31 January 1920; leave extended from 19 February to 10 March 1920. Struck off strength of Finance Section, 19 February 1920, and granted indefinite leave. Commenced return to Australia on board 'Ceramic', 12 March 1920. Appointment terminated, 7 July 1920.
Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory MedalAlso served in World WAR II as N278222/NX71053: several voyages on transport ships. Placed on retired list, 23 December 1943.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||78|
|Place of burial||Mona Vale Cemetery, New South Wales|