Born at Brighton, Sussex England, Baptist. Enlisted 6th June 1916 age 21, saddler. Nok wife, Winifred Baldwin Post Office Burswood and later at Cottesloe. Embarked at Fremantle 9 November 1916 per A8 Argyllshire. Spent considerable time in training programmes in England. Served in France in 1918 and RTA March 1919. Service medals: BWM and VM.