Born at London, England, CoE. Enlisted 9 June 1916 age 22, farmer. Nok sister, Louise Cook of c/- Mrs Barker, Forrest St, Cottesloe. Embarked at Fremantle 30 October 1916 per A 16 Port Melbourne. Wounded in the thigh while in France 11 June 1917. RTA August 1918 for discharge on 29 August 1918. Service medals: BWM and VM.