|Place of birth||Laughton, Essex, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Woodville, Robertsone, via Moss Vale, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs J.S. Farmer, Woodville, Robertsone, via Moss Vale, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Driver|
|Unit name||6th Light Horse Regiment, Machine Gun Section|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/11/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A29 Suevic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Field Company Engineers|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Distinguished Conduct Medal`
|Fate||Returned to Australia
Distinguished Conduct Medal
'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He made a reconnoissance of a well 150 deep, and found that it contained over 500 slabs of explosives, which had been placed in it by the enemy. The explosives were connected with two fuses, which were ready to be fired simultaneously. He succeeded in disconnecting the fuses, and in removing all the explosives. He
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 150
War service: Middle East
Proceeded to Gallipoli, 9 May 1915. Sick (diarrhoea), 31 August 1915; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Cairo, 5 September 1915; discharged to light duty, 16 November 1915.
Taken on strength, 6th Light Horse Regiment, Tel-el-Kebir, 7 May 1916; transferred to Anzac Mounted Division, 1 June 1916.
Promoted Sergeant, 2 February 1917; commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant, 28 October 1918; Lieutenant, 28 January 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 1 November 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 15 December 1919; discharged, 6 January 1920.Medals: Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
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