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Sci. I l l : Captain, 20th Battn., A.I.F., Gallipoli and France. Enlisting 12th April, 1915, and sailing as second-lieutenant 26th June, served at Gallipoli till invalided to England and during convalescence was attached for instruction to the Grenadier Guards. Rejoining battn. in France in July, 1916, fought in Pozieres sector till severely wounded near Mouquet Farm 22nd August. Promoted lieutenant, 26th August, 1915; captain, 14th August, 1916. Mentioned in Despatches. Died of Wounds, No. 3 Casualty Clearing Station, Puchvillers, 5th September, 1916, and was buried in the Cemetery hard by. Early education at Wolaroi, Orange, and Sydney Grammar Schools. He was the admiration of us all (officers of battn.) and those who knew him more intimately loved him . . . one cannot speak too highly of his splendid behaviour. ." H. Paul, Major 20th Battn. " He was an honourable courageous gentleman, and a gallant soldier."

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