Born at Cottesloe, CoE. Enlisted 22 February 1916 age 21, farmhand. Nok father, Ashley Wood of Nangoona, WA. Embarked Fremantle 31 March 1916 per A9 Shropshire. He served in France in 1916 and RTA in June 1916 per Somali. No reason stated for early return. Service medals: BWM and VM. Cottesloe and district Honour Rolls.