|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Warwick, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Florence Edith David, Goondiwindi, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Nil (previously rejected on account of insufficient chest measurement)|
|Place of enlistment||Warwick, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||51st Battalion, 9th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/68/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||49th Battalion|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of death or wounding||Rouen, France (gas poisoning)|
|Date of death|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Western Front
Became sick on ship after leaving Brisbane so disembarked at Fremantle, 9 November 1916. Re-embarked per 'Militades' on 29 January 1917, disembarked Devonport, England, 27 March 1917
Proceeded to France, 25 June 1917.
Wounded in action, 12 October 1917 (right hand).
Wounded in action (gassed), 25 April 1918; admitted to Casualty Clearing Station, 26 April 1918; transferred to 6th General Hospital, Rouen, 28 April 1918.
Died of gas shell poisoning, 28 April 1918.
Personal effects were being returned to mother per 'Barunga', Case No. 1206 departing 21 June 1918. This ship was sunk by the enemy and all cargo lost at sea.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DAVID Thomas|