Born at Mount Morgan, Qld. CoE. Enlisted 12 March 1916 age 37, station hand/ blacksmith. Nok wife, Harriet Wilhelmina O’Brien, Inverness, Gill St, Cottesloe. Embarked at Melbourne 2 October 1916 per A60 Aeneas. Served in France. RTA 3 May 1919 per Leicestershire and discharged 24 July 1919. Service medals: BWM and VM. Note: DAC may also be Division Ammunition Column.