Born at Perth, WA, CoE. Enlisted 8 November 1915 age 19, clerk. Nok mother, Harriet Broadhurst, View St, Cottesloe and Reginald St, Cottesloe. Embarked at Fremantle 12 February 1916 per A28 Miltiades. In France 29 August 1916 he suffered multiple shell wounds and was evacuated to England. When recovered he was transferred to Officers’ Training College, Cambridge and promoted to Lieutenant. Wounded again 6 July 1918 in France. RTA per HT Main 23 July 1919 and discharged 20 November 1919. Service medals:1914-15 Star, BWM and VM.