Born at Sydney NSW, CoE. Enlisted 30 June 1916 age 32, mill hand. Nok wife, Elizabeth Banks, with one child, at Fitzgerald St, North Perth. Embarked at Fremantle A8 Argyllshire 9 November 1916. Wounded in France 6 May 1917 and admitted to an American Women’s Hospital. RTA per ship D19 August 1918. BWM and VM. Later residing at Cottesloe.