Born on 18 February 1891 Glasgow, Scotland, Presbyterian. Enlisted 2 August 1915 age 24, farmer. His address was Warwick Hill, Manjimup and Nok father, George Maitland of Scotland. Embarked at Fremantle 13 October 1915 per A32 Themistocles. Served in France 1916-1918. Invalided to Australia in January 1919 per A38 Ulysses. Service medals: 1914-1915 Star, BWM and VM. Joseph’s address in 1920 was Glasgow Scotland yet recorded as a farmer in the Manjimup District in Post Office Directories of 1920, 1925 but not 1930. Cottesloe and district Honour Rolls.