Biography

Birth date: 22 September 1894
Birth place: Australia: Queensland, Theebine
Death date: 29 October 1961
Final rank: Lieutenant
Service number: 898 - First World War, 1914-1918
Q24601 - Second World War, 1939-1945
Unit: 42nd Australian Infantry Battalion

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of embarkation: 05 June 1916
  • Place of embarkation: Sydney

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Military Cross

  • Unit: 42nd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Military Cross

  • Unit: 42nd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Collection Items

Timeline

Date of birth 1894-09-22
Date of embarkation 1916-06-05
Date and unit at enlinstment (ORs) 1917-11-01
WW1 Service 2 1917-11-01 2lieutenant
WW1 Service 3 1918-05-07 lieutenant 44th bn
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918-10
Interwar Service 1 1920-10-01 lieutenant Reserve of Officers
Interwar Service 2 1922-02-16 47th battalion
Interwar Service 3 1925-02-20 Reserve of Officers
Interwar Service 6 1925-10-21 9th Light Horse Regiment
Interwar Service 4 1925-12-11 47th battalion
Interwar Service 5 1927-01-13 42nd battalion
Interwar Service 7 1929-05-21 captain 42nd battalion
Interwar Service 8 1935-04-12 major 42nd battalion
Interwar Service 9 1935-08-12 47th battalion
Interwar Service 10 1936-11-01 commanding officer 47th battalion
Appointment 1936-11-01 - 1942-08-23 Battalion: 47th; Rank on appointment: major; Appointed from: major 47th battalion ; Reason for end of appointment: age
Interwar Service 11 1938-11-10 lieutenant colonel
Career summary 2 1941-11-21 course MT School 20
Career summary 3 1942-03-27 - 1942-04-07 attached 29th Bri
Career summary 4 1942-04-29 course Army Gas School, senior officers #7 9
Career summary 5 1942-08-23 relinquished command 47th battalion
Career summary 6 1942-10-05 Reserve of Officers
Date of death 1961-10-29
Career summary 1 commanding officer 47th battalion
Career summary 7 *** NO ACTIVE SERVICE ***
WW1 Service 1 Service with 42nd & 44th battalion