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Regimental number3449
Place of birthCreswick, Victoria
AddressLewis Street, Creswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Height5' 5.25"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinMiss M Skewes c/o H Wilson, Walton Street, Richmond, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of teeth)
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Discharge date2 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken Prisoner of War, 15 July 1916.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 18 January 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 2 May 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1932
Place of burialManangatang Cemetery, Victoria

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