Service Number: 3968
Enlisted: 13 July 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 59th Infantry Battalion
Born: North Adelaide, SA, 1892
Home Town: St Kilda East, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Draper
Died: Killed in Action, Fromelles, France, 19 July 1916
Cemetery: VC Corner Cemetery and Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel 18 , VC Corner Australian Cemetery and Memorial, Fromelles, Lille, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

13 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3968, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
23 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3968, 7th Infantry Battalion
23 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3968, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
19 Jul 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3968, 59th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 59th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

26 February 1916 - Proceeded to join 59 Battalion

26 February 1916 - Taken on strength with 59th Battalion, at Tel el Kebir

28 March 1916 - Admitted to 15th Field Ambulance (pyrexia) and transferred same day to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, Tel el Kebir with influenza

30 March 1916 - Discharged to unit

18 June 1916 - Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force

29 June 1916 - Disembarked Marseilles, France, .

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal