Born at Fremantle, WA. Wesleyan. Enlisted 1 August 1915 age 24, labourer. Nok father, Joseph Poole, of Hamilton Hill, Fremantle. Embarked on 18 January 1916 per A7 Medic. Served in Egypt and France. RTA 28 February 1919 per A68 Anchises. Service medals: BWM and VM. Cottesloe and district Honour Rolls.