- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Chief Petty Officer Telegraphist
- H.M.S Achilles (70), Royal Navy
- Awarded on:
- February 23rd, 1940
"whose training and organisation of the W/T department successfully withstood the supreme test of battle. His coolness and ability, when under fire, in repairing damage to W/T equipment, on the upper deck and below decks, resulted in Achilles' W/T being in full working order again in a very short time, and in getting the first Enemy Report through."
"In recognition of the gallant and successful action with the "Admiral Graf Spee."