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Regimental number38
Place of birthGuildford England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressHeidelberg Road, Ivanhoe,Vic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMrs A Bullen, 19 Cacia Road, Guildford, Surrey, England
Enlistment date12 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Recommendation date: 8 April 1918

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When his platoon commander was killed he led the men with great dash along the saps, establishing a block 150 yards ahead of our line, and inflicting severe casualties on the enemy.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 15
Date: 4 February 1919

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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