|Place of birth||Goodooga New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Toronto, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||27|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs H Eather, Toronto, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||15th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/32/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||26th Battalion|
|Fate||Effective abroad (still overseas)|
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||NR incorrectly states he won the DCM.|
'For conspicuous good work at POZIERES in repairing telephone lines under heavy artillery fire between dates of 11th and 14th August, 1916. He frequently went through heavy barrages of artillery fire mending lines and was responsible for communication being restored when it was urgently needed.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty, as battalion intelligence officer, and also in maintaining communications with attacking companies after the signalling officer had been wounded. He repeatedly passed through heavy enemy barrage to bring in wounded, and was untiring in his efforts under heavy shell fire in maintaining telephone wires to the front line.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Bar to Military Cross
'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during the attack on the Beaurevoir line, east of Peronne, on 2rd October 1918. When the objective was captured, he went across to a flank and under heavy fire brought back information that the battalion on the right was held up, thus enabling a flank defence to be established at once. He then went forward to the front line, which had gone past our objective, and brought back valuable information regarding the situation.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 10
|Other details||Medals: Military Cross & Bar, Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal|