|Place of birth||Maidstone, Kent, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Walter John Gates, Royal Insurance Company, Maidstone, Kent, England|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Driver|
|Unit name||3rd Light Horse Brigade Train, 1st Reinforcement, 12th Company, Australian Army Service Corps|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Division Artillery|
|Fate||Discharged in the United Kingdom
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Transferred to Headquarters, Anzac Mounted Division, and promoted Sergeant, 30 March 1916.
Taken on strength, 25th Howitzer Brigade, 22 April 1916, and posted to Brigade Ammunition Column.
Promoted Quartermaster Sergeant, 17 May 1916.
Taken on strength, 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, 25 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 25 June 1916.
Promoted 2nd Lieutenant, 19 August 1916.
Appointed Lieutenant, 19 August 1916.
On leave, 11 December 1916; rejoined unit, 23 December 1916.
Detached to 1st Anzac Trench Mortar School, 25 March 1917; rejoined unit from detachment, 7 April 1917.
On leave to England, 4 June 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 16 June 1917.
On leave to United Kingdom, 17 September 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 28 September 1917.
On Command, 2nd Army Artillery School, 28 September 1917; rejoined unit, 7 October 1917.
On Command, 2nd Army Artillery School, 5 January 1918; rejoined unit, 5 February 1918.
On leave to United Kingdom, 12 October 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 26 October 1918.
Detached for duty as Town Major, 12 December 1918
On leave to United Kingdom, 2 April 1919.
Attached for duty to 13th Field Artillery Brigade, 14 April 1919.
Resigned appointment in AIF being demobilised with effect from 22 April 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Name does not appear on Embarkation Roll.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, GATES John|