|Place of birth||VIC|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Harrington Street, Prospect, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs E M Devonshire, Harrington Street, Prospect, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||2nd Lieutenant|
|Unit name||27th Battalion, B Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/44/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Major|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||27th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'For gallant action at Pozieres in taking charge of all men of his Battalion in captured trench and repulsing counter attack, displaying oersonal gallantry and ability of a high order.'
Mention in Despatches
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).
|Fate||Returned to Australia
Distinguished Service Order
'For consistent good work durring operations, notably when he took charge of all the men of his battalion in the first captured enemy trench, and, after repulsing a counter attack, led them on, and captured further enemy positions.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184