Born at Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England, Cof E. Enlisted 10 January 1916 age 31, bank officer. Nok mother, Mary Jane Cooper of Springfield, Railway Rd, Cottesloe. Embarked at Fremantle 6 June 1916 per A29 Suevic. Served in France 1916. Gunshot wound to the chest and lung in France on 14 March 1917. RTA July 1917. Later residing at 135 Forrest St, Cottesloe. Service medals: BWM and VM.