|Place of birth||Ballarat, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Charles Dickinson, Oxford Street Orakei Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Toowoomba, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||9th Battalion, B Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/26/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 S.S. Omrah on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Machine Gun Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 2 March 1915. Appointed Lance Corporal, Gallipoli, 28 April 1915. Admitted to 2nd Australian Field Ambulance, 21 August 1915 (diarrhoea), and transferred to 1st Australian Casualtiy Clearing Station; admitted to HS 'Saturnia' (date not recorded); admitted to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Lemnos, 22 August 1915; embarked for England, 31 August 1915; admitted to Bethnal Green Hospital, London, 16 September 1915. Pay stopped for 2 days (30-31 March 1916), and for 22 days, 1 April-22 April 1916 (venereal disease). Found guilty, 8 June 1916, of being absent without leave from midnight, 4 June, till 5 June 1916: awarded 7 days' confined to barracks and forfeited 1 day's pay. Admitted to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 17 July 1916 (dental); fit for duty, 21 July 1916.
Taken on strength, 9th Bn, France, 22 August 1916.
Wounded in action, 5 February 1917 (bomb wound, right hand, right ankle and thigh); admitted to 5th Divisional Rest Station, 6 February 1917; transferred same day to 45th Casualty Clearing Station; to Ambulance Train No 5, 9 February 1917; to 5th General Hospital, Rouen, 9 February 1917; to England, 14 February 1917, and admitted to 2nd Birmingham War Hospital, 15 February 1917; to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 26 March 1917; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, weymouth, 9 April 1917.
Found guilty of being absent without leave, 3 pm, 6 June, to 9 pm, 11 June 1917: awarded 10 days' confined to barracks and forfeited 6 days' pay.
Marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 21 September 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 23 November 1917; joined 9th Bn, 30 November 1917.
Wounded in action (gassed), 7 March 1918, and admitted to Field Ambulance same day and thence to 2nd Casualty Clearing Station; transferred by Ambulance Train No 17 to 54th General Hospital, Boulogne, 8 March 1918; to England, 14 March 1918, and admitted to Military Hospital, Boscombe, Hampshire, 15 March 1918 (gas poisoning); transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 30 March 1918; discharged to No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 3 April 1918.
Found guilty, Hurdcott, 6 April 1918, of appearing on parade unshaven: awarded 2 days' confined to camp.
Marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 6 June 1918. Taken on strength, Machine Gun Details, 1 July 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 12 September 1918; taken on strength, 1st Machine Gun Bn, 18 September 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Durham', 23 October 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 23 December 1918, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged, 24 February 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||70|
|Place of burial||Otahuhu Public Cemetery, Auckland, New Zealand|