Born at Albany, CoE. Enlisted 18 May 1915 age 23, commercial traveller. Nok mother, Mary Agnes Renner Cnr Wentworth and Ocean Rd, Cottesloe. Embarked at Fremantle 2 September 1915 per A68 Anchises. Served at Gallipoli in 1915 and in France 1917. RTA per A67 Orsova in July 1919. Service medals: 1914-1915 Star, BMW and VM.