Born: Devonshire, England. CoE. Enlisted 24 July 1916 age 28, accountant. Nok mother, Eliza Esther Boalch of Mosman, Sydney, NSW, formerly of Cottesloe. Embarked at Fremantle 23 December 1916 per A35 Berrima. Disembarked at Cape Town with appendicitis. Returned to Fremantle 3 April 1917 per A24 Benalla. When he applied for a pension his address was Railway St, Cottesloe. Service medals: BWM and VM.