|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs A Simpson, Wairangi Post Office, Nelson|
|Rank on embarkation||Corporal|
|Unit name||New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1915, 3rd Reinforcements of 1st Battalion, E Company|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Wellington on board HMNZT 38 Tahiti on
'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. On 12th October during the Battle in front of Belle Vue, this non commissioned officer at grave risk to himself worked continuously along the whole company front, rallying the men, supervising what reorganisation was possible, and pushing the attack home. His total disregard for his own personal safety set a splendid example to all the men with whom he came in contact.'
Source: London Gazette
|Sources||Nominal Roll Vol. 2: Roll 16, p. 1|