Born at Williamstown, Victoria, CoE. Enlisted 12 May 1916 age 28, motor mechanic and driver. Nok wife, Ada Grace Rogers, P.O. Roebourne, WA. Enlistment form gives soldier’s address as Cottesloe Beach. Embarked at Melbourne 11 May 1917 per A9 Shropshire. Served in France. RTA 18 July 1919 per Takada. Service medals: BWM and VM.