Born at Rydall, NSW, Congregational. Enlisted 5 February 1916 age 43, cook. Nok wife, Isabella Forster, Victoria Ave, North Fremantle. Embarked at Fremantle per A29 Suevic 6 June 1916. Served in France in 1916-1918. RTA per Saxon in December 1918. Service medals: BWM and VM. Cottesloe and district Honour Rolls.