Born at Gottliebo, Sth Aust. Methodist. Enlisted 4 July 1916 age 43, machinist. Nok wife, Hannah Charlotte Press of Victoria St, Cottesloe Beach. Embarked at Fremantle 9 November 1916 per A8 Argyllshire. In France by April 1917 where he was killed in action 27 March 1918. Buried at Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps, France, 12 kilometres north of Albert. Service medals: BWM and VM. Memorial plaque at Mosman Park Western Australia.