Regimental number2042
Place of birthGrafton, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressClarence River, Grafton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 5"
Weight149 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Williams, Clarence River, Grafton, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 January 1915
Place of enlistmentGympie, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 29 January 1916
Discharge date19 April 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Brisbane, 16 April 1915.

Joined unit at Gallipoli, 22 June 1915.

Wounded in action, 24 June 1915; admitted to HS 'Gascon', Anzac, 27 June 1915; transferred to 1st Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 30 June 1915 (shrapnel wound, knee); transferred to Convalescent Camp, Helouan, 6 July 1915; to Base details, Zeitoun, 16 July 1915. Rejoined unit at Gallipoli, 30 July 1915.

To hospital, 20 October 1915, and admitted to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 20 October 1915 (diarrhea); transferred to HS 'Nevasa', 27 October 1915, and admitted to Valetta Hospital, Malta, 27 October 1915 (pyrexia); discharged to Ghain Tuffieha Convalescent Camp, 23 November 1915. transferred to No 1 Auxiliary Hospital, Cairo, 11 January 1916.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Suffolk', 29 January 1916; disembarked Melbourne, ; discharged, Melbourne, 19 April 1916 (medically unfit). Total war service: 1 year 103 days (of which 331 days were abroad)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal