|Place of birth||Renmark, South Australia|
|Address||Dunrobin Road, Brighton, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Captain Lort Mansel Dakyns, Brighton, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years as Corporal, Senior Cadets; 'unable to attend through business'.|
|Place of enlistment||Morphettville, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||10th Battalion, G Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/27/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||10th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 2 March 1915.
Promoted Corporal, 1 July 1915.
Admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, and transferred to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 19 September 1915 (diarrahoea), and transferred to HS 'Guildford Castle'; transferred to 1st Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 1 October 1915 (cardiac).
Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HS 'Karoola', 4 November 1915; arrived Melbourne, 21 March 1916 (myocarditis); discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 21 March 1916.
War service: 1 year 202 days (of which 1 year 44 days was abroad)Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DAKYNS Thomas Lort Mansel|