Born at Perth, WA. CoE. Enlisted 18 June 1916 age 20, carpenter. Nok father, Thomas Kay, Coumbeville, Mary St, Claremont, WA. Embarked at Melbourne 30 October 1917 per A60 Aeneas. Killed in action in France 3 May 1918. Listed on the Villers Bretonneux Memorial. Service medals: BMW and VM. Cottesloe and district Honour Rolls.