Born at Haverhill, Suffolk, England, CoE. Enlisted 23 March 1917 age 44, insurance agent. Nok wife, Annie Sophia Medcalf of McCleery St, Beaconsfield, South Fremantle. His term of service was short. Medcalf embarked at Fremantle 29 June 1917 per A30 Borda. Disembarked at Plymouth on 25 August 1917 and RTA for a medical discharge November 1917 per A68 Anchises. No record of active service or war related injury. Eligible only for BWM. Cottesloe and district Honour Rolls.