|Place of birth||Derby England|
|Age at embarkation||29|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Bridget Dare, 11 Cecil Street, Derby, England|
|Rank on enlistment||Sapper|
|Unit name||3rd Field Company Engineers, Headquarters, Section 1, Section 2 and Section 4|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||14/22/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A2 Geelong on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Field Company Engineers|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Mention in Despatches
Continuous good service between September 1916 and February 1917.
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'During the attack on HERMIES on the morning of 9/4/17 he supervised the construction of a strong point and set a splendid example of courage and devotion to duty as he was continually under shell fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174
|Other details||Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal|