Born at Perth WA. CoE. Enlisted 4 August 1915 age 23, labourer. Nok mother, Mary Agnes Renner Ocean Rd, Cottesloe. Embarked at Fremantle 9 November 1916 per A8 Argyllshire. Served in France 1917-1918. RTA 18 July 1919. Service medals: BMW and VM. Honour Roll Ancient Order of Druids Acorn Lodge 463 Cottesloe.