3rd Infantry Brigade. Born at Ballarat, Victoria, CoE. Enlisted 10 January 1916, age 43, diamond driller. Nok sister, Emily Merralls Hawkstone St, Cottesloe. Departed Fremantle 31 March 1916 A9 Shropshire and served in the Middle East and France. RTA 1 June 1919 per Somali and discharged 22 August 1919. Service medals: BWM and VM.