Born Glasgow, Scotland, CoE. Enlisted 7 June 1917 age 24, electrician- telephone mechanic. Nok wife, Margaret Grier Geddes of Clyde, Gibbons St, Cottesloe Beach. Attended wireless and signal schools in Sydney and Melbourne. Embarked at Melbourne 13 March 1918 per A71 Nestor. Served in France. RTA 18 July 1919 per Takada. Service medals: BMW and VM.