Born at Bournemouth, England, CoE. Enlisted 14 November 1916 age 24, clerk. Nok wife, Hilda Marion Keys, 399 William St, Perth. Discharged 16 November 1916 for disciplinary reasons. Re-enlisted on 3 July 1917, labourer, Nok a friend, Rosie Lorner, 14 Roe St, Perth. Embarked at Melbourne on 30 October 1917 per A60 Aeneas. Suffered constant illness and hospitalized in England. RTA 19 October 1918. Service medals: BWM and VM. Cottesloe and district Honour Rolls.