Service Number: 4478
Enlisted: 11 November 1915, Enlisted at Casula, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 20th Infantry Battalion
Born: Redfern, New South Wales, 1898
Home Town: Ultimo, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Accidental (fell overboard on the nigt of his return), Sydney Harbour, New South Wales, Australia, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 17 May 2019
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, New South Wales Garden of Remembrance (Rookwood Necropolis)
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World War 1 Service

11 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 4478, 20th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Casula, NSW
9 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, 4478, 20th Infantry Battalion
9 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, 4478, 20th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Nestor, Sydney
7 Apr 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 4478, 20th Infantry Battalion, Shell wound to the left arm and evacuated to England on the 10 April 1918

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Next of kin was given as his grandmother Ellen Mapstone of 448 Harris Street, Ultimo, NSW.

16 March 1919 - returned to Australia on board Dunlace Castle but disappeared. He may have beena victim of foul play as he was not seen after 9.30pm when he ship had anchored of shore in Sydney Harbour

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal