Born at Ashburn Sth Aust. Church of Christ. Enlisted 25 February 1917 age 41, farmer. Nok wife, Elizabeth Lillian Cosh of 57 George St, West Perth (changed later to c/- James Malthouse, Victor Harbour, SA) but gave his address as West Perth, WA. Embarked at Albany on 24 July 1917 per A16 Port Melbourne. Served in France 1918. RTA September 1918 for discharge on 16 December 1918. Service medals: BWM and VM. Cottesloe and district Honour Rolls.