The AIF Project


Regimental number21
Place of birthNumurkah, Victoria
AddressBaala Creek Loosebag, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinUncle, William P Burkitt, Baala Creek Loosebag, Victoria
Enlistment date16 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Metitorious Service Medal

King's Birthday Honours Despatch 1918 : 2 March 1918.
Recommendation date: 3 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format