Born Beaconsfield, Tasmania. CoE. Enlisted 19 September 1916 age 37, prospector. Nok sister-in-law, Mrs J. Grey, Fairlight St, Cottesloe Beach. Embarked 23 December 1916 from Fremantle per A35 Berrima. Served in France and Belgium and wounded in the right foot 19 October 1917. RTA 16 December 1917 per A61 Kanowna and discharged 20 June 1918. Service medals: BWM and VM.