Service Number: QX1363
Enlisted: 19 November 1939
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Wakefield, England, 23 January 1908
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm hand
Died: Killed in Action, Egypt, 10 July 1942, aged 34 years
Cemetery: El Alamein War Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Chinchilla RSL Remembrance Wall
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Sapper, QX1363
19 Nov 1939: Enlisted
19 Nov 1939: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (WW2) , Private, QX1363
10 Jul 1942: Discharged


The details provided are taken from the book "Stealth Raiders - a few daring men in 1918" written by Lucas Jordan, published 2017, refer to pages 64/65 and 269. Prior to the war he was a theatrical producer of Perth WA. He enlisted 12th Aug 15 aged 33 years. He served with the 11th Infantry Battalion, being promoted from the ranks to reach the rank of Captain. During this service he earned a Military Cross and a Mention in Dispatches for his activities. He was discharged 20th December 1918.

No details are known from the book reviewed, but from the service history attached, he enlisted in WW2.

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