|Place of birth||Gough New South Wales|
|Address||Brodie's Plains, Inverell, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Father, J Currie, Brodie's Plains, Inverell, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Driver|
|Unit name||1st Field Company Engineers|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||14/20/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Field Company Engineers|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'Very high standard of courage and fine example to the men under heavy fire. (East of Ypres 4 October 1917)'
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'During the operations east of YPRES on 4th October 1917, he was employed on the construction of a Strong Point on BECELAERE Ridge. Although his post came under heavy shell fire all day he carried out his work in a very conscientious manner and set a worthy example of tenacity and coolness. He assisted in rendering first aid to several wounded of his section who became casualties under very heavy shell fire. At all times he showed a very high standard for courage and set a fine example to those under him.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western FrontMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal