Regimental number6763
Place of birthPetrograd Russia
Other NamesPhilip
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs Fanny Walters, 39 Glenoomer Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date6 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name28th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 29 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919

Military Medal

'During the operations East of MONT ST. QUENTIN, near PERRONE, on 3rd September 1918, this N.C.O. was engaged with a bombing party in bombing party in bombing the enemy out of a portion of trench required to establish our line. His officer being killed early in the operation, he took charge of his party, and when it was held up by heavy machine gun fire, he decided to go forward himself, with one volunteer, to attack the position. by great courage and daring, he attacked and dispersed the enemy, thus allowing his party to establish a post at the required position. Although subjected to several attacks by the enemy, his party under his direction, beat them off and held the position until assistance arrived.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
Date: 10 October 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal