Born at New Charlton, Kent, England, CoE. Enlisted 10 March 1915 age 44, plumber. Nok wife, Florence Page of Eric St, and Swanbourne Tce, Cottesloe. Embarked Fremantle 29 June 1915 per A11 Ascanius. Served in Gallipoli and France. RTA on 22 July 1917 per A71 Nestor. Discharged at his request on 8 April 1918. Service medals: 1914-1915 Star, BWM and VM.