The AIF Project


Regimental number69
Place of birthCarlton New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDora Street, Hurstville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs M E Dunstan, Dora Street, Hurstville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, Headquarters
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Trench Mortar Battery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal

Recommendation date: 6 March 1918

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Meritorious Service Medal

'For consistent gallantry and devotion to duty in action from 23rd September, 1917 to present date. His coolness and determination in whatever duty he has had to perform, even under most adverse conditions, have set a high standard of soldierly bearing to his comrades.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

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