|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||233 King William Street, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs J Scudds, 26 Myers Street, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Previous military service||78th Infantry|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||10th Battalion, E Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/27/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||2nd Lieutenant|
'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in leading his platoon against a strong point which was holding up the advance. His prompt and skilful action enabled the advance to continue, and he then led his platoon to the capture of the final objective. He showed great ability and fearlessness during the consolidation.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 120
Bar to Military Cross
'For conspicuous gallantry and determination in leading his platoon forward to the attack. By good leadership and skilful handling he quickly reached his objective and inflicted heavy casualties on the enemy. Later, with one of his platoon, he moved forward again and captured a machine gun and five prisoners.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
|Other details||Medals: Military Cross and Bar, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal|