Born at Perth, WA. CoE. Enlisted 22 January 1915, age 28, farmer. Nok mother, Mrs Charlotte Harriet Allan of 147 Joel Tce, Mt Lawley. Embarked at Fremantle 19 April 1915 per A8 Argyllshire. Served in Gallipoli 1915, France 1916 and was wounded in the chest in France on 10 August 1916. RTA February 1917 per A38 Ulysses and discharged 4 July 1917. Service medals: 1914-1915 Star, BWM and VM. Cottesloe and district Honour Rolls. He died on 3 November1946 at Merredin WA. The Western Australian carried his death notice on 3 December 1946.