Born at Petersburg Sth Aust. CoE. Enlisted 21 February 1916 age 33, horse driver. Nok wife, Mrs A. Patten (with six children) Buckland Ave Cottesloe. Embarked from Fremantle 1 June 1916 per A69 Warilda. Served in England and France. Wounded in action 1 August 1917. RTA per Sardinia April 1919. Service medals: BWM and VM.