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Regimental number23
AddressMinerva Siding, Springsure Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, John Bond, Minerva Siding, Springsure Line, Queensland
Enlistment date13 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/16/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal

Recommendation date: 19 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

'This Non Commissioned Officer has done continuous good work with the transport since March 1918 and has commanded the company transport throughout two operations. On both occasions he has always personally ensured that the supply of ammunition and rations have reached the company in the line. His example of untiring energy and devotion to duty has inspired all who have worked under him, and has ensured the utmost effort being put forward under the most trying conditions.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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