Born at Rose St, Cottesloe, CoE. Enlisted 10 July 1916 age 18, dispatch clerk. Nok mother, Margaret Godwin of Rose St, Cottesloe. Embarked at Fremantle 9 November 1916 per A8 Argyllshire. Served in France and wounded in June 1917. RTA August 1919. BWM and VM. Ocean Beach (29) Troop Boy Scouts Honour Board.