Born at Northcote, Victoria, RC. Enlisted 12 September 1916 age 18, draper’s assistant. Nok father, Charles Burrage, Glyde St, Cottesloe Beach. Embarked at Fremantle 23 December 1916 per A35 Berrima. Served in France. RTA per City of Exeter and discharged 24 September 1919. Service medals: BWM and VM.