Born Surrey, CoE. Enlisted 4 February 1916 age 26, electrician. Parents dead, Nok sister, Mabel Louisa Elphick of St, Andrews, Broome St, Cottesloe Beach. Embarked ex Fremantle per A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916. Served in England and France. RTA per Takada 18 July 1919. Service medals: BWM and VM.