|Place of birth||Melbourne Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Ellen Cullis, 68 Ingles Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||21st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/38/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||21st Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
For gallantry in action and successful leading of his Platoon near Flers.
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'For gallantry in action and successful leading of his platoon on 17th November, 1916, near FLERS after his platoon Commander had been severely wounded. He was able to reestablish a strong post and communication trench which had been destroyed by the enemy fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
|Other details||Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal|