Enlisted 11 April 1916 age 28, compositor. Nok parents, James Augustus and Louisa Crake of Mason St, Cottesloe. Embarked at Fremantle 10 October 1916 per A23 Suffolk. Killed in action in France on 23 August 1918. Buried at Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres, France 2500 yards north of Harbonnieres, Plot 7, Row B Grave 1 7.5 miles E.S.E. of Corbie. Personal effects returned to his family: 1 wallet, testaments, cards, letters, 1 photo, 11 coins, 1 trinket. Service medals: BWM and VM.