Biography

Birth date: 19 September 1897
Birth place: Australia: Queensland, Brisbane
Death date: 16 April 1965
Final rank: Temporary lieutenant colonel
Service number: 6761 - First World War, 1914-1918
Q186001 (QX45405) - Second World War, 1939-1945

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of embarkation: 14 June 1917
  • Place of embarkation: Sydney

Collection Items

Timeline

Date of birth 1897-09-19
Date and unit at enlinstment (ORs) 1914
Other units 1914 8th Infantry Regiment.
Other units 1915-11 Australian Instructional Corps PMF.
Other units 1917-03 Sergeant, 26th Battalion.
Date of embarkation 1917-06-14
Other units 1919-08 Australian Instructional Corps PMF.
Date commissioned 1922-01-01
Date promoted 1922-01-01 Appointed lieutenant.
Date promoted 1924-12-15 Appointed captain.
Date promoted 1932-12-23 Appointed major.
Other units 1934-10-01 - 1939-07-31 15/26th Battalion.
Other units 1941-07-02 - 1942-08-11 15th Battalion.
Date promoted 1941-10-13 Temporary lieutenant colonel.
Other units 1941-11-22 Course Commanding Officer's Driving and Maintenance #1 Northern Command Motor Training School 20.
Other units 1942-02-03 - 1942-04-01 Administering command 7th Battalion.
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 1942-10-23 Enlisted 2nd AIF.
Other units 1944-03-29 Staff officer Strathpine Camp.
Other units 1945-10-18 - 1946-05-07 Staff officer Enoggera-Grovelly Camp.
Other 1946-05-08 Reserve of Officers.
Date of death 1965-04-16