Born at Granville NSW, CoE. Enlisted 24 January 1916 (Australian War Memorial embarkation roll 1 June1916) age 24, blacksmith. Nok father, John Harris at Palmerston St, Cottesloe Beach in 1916 and at Buckland Ave Cottesloe Beach in 1919. Embarked at Fremantle 1 June 1916 per A69 Warilda. Wounded by gas in France on 8 April 1918. RTA September 1919 per Mahana. Service medals: BWM and VM. Cottesloe Beach Methodist Church Honour Roll.