|Place of birth||Kerang, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Gannawarrah via Kerang, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs M J West, Gannawarrah via Kerang, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||22nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/39/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||22nd Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'For consistent gallant conduct and devotion to duty as Stretcher-Bearers during the operations at Fleurbaix, Armentieres and on the Somme. They have answered the call without hesitation and regardless of heavy fire, setting a fine example of devotion to duty and self sacrifice for the sake of their wounded comrades.' [Refers also to 76 Phillip James CORNISH; 589 Pte James Francis DUNNE; 1064 Pte Walter SMALL; 1070 Pte Herbert DUNGEY; 2482 Pte Harry George FARRINGTON; 2403 William John SALTER.]
|Fate||Returned to Australia
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|Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance|
War service: taken on strength, 22nd Bn, Tel el Kebir, 8 January 1916.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 26 March 1916.
Wounded in action (gun shot wound, leg), 27 July 1916; rejoined Bn, 18 August 1916.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 19 June 1918; Corporal, 4 December 1918.
Granted leave for non-military employment, National School of Motoring, London, 14 July-14 October 1919.
Commenced return to Australia, 27 March 1920; discharged, 12 July 1920.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
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