Born at Horsham Victoria, Methodist. Enlisted 28 February 1916 age 25, linesman. Nok wife, Ruth Eliza Parsons, Olive Villa, Keane St, Cottesloe Beach. Embarked at Fremantle 31 March 1916 per A9 Shropshire. In France 1916-1918 and wounded in the thigh 3 May 1917 and suffered an accidental wounding on 25 February 1918. RTA September 1918. Service medals: BWM and VM.