Background : Repatriated to Australia on the M.V. Highland Brigade.
Service & personal summary At enlistment : single. Previous military experience with 37th Battalion. At discharge : height 5? feet 7 inches, blue eyes, fair complexion, brown hair. Marital status : single. Children : no. Marks / scars : scar left side of neck, small scar over patella left knee. Full time war service : A.I.F. 06/06/1940 to 22/01/1946 which included 2056 days active service (92 days within Australia & 1660 days overseas). Operational service : Middle East and Java areas (embarked from Australia 07/04/1941, disembarked in Australia 22/10/1945). War badge no. 109587. Discharge certificate no. 487326.
06/06/1940 Taken on strength Recruit Reception Depot Caulfield, Victoria.
08/06/1940 Posted to 2/2 Pioneer Battalion Puckapunyal, Seymour, Victoria.
31/07/1940 Admitted Puckapunyal 4 Australian General Hospital, Seymour, Victoria with mumps.
02/08/1940 Admitted Puckapunyal isolation ward, Seymour, Victoria with urethral discharge.
21/08/1940 Transferred from 4 Australian General Hospital, Seymour, Victoria to Puckapunyal isolation ward, Seymour, Victoria with mumps.
23/08/1940 Discharged from Puckapunyal isolation ward, Seymour, Victoria. Tests now negative.
26/08/1940 Discharged from Puckapunyal isolation ward, Seymour, Victoria 23/08/1940. Forfeiture 22 days at 1/8.