Born at Derbyshire England, CoE. Enlisted 26 May 1916 age 38, boot maker. Nok wife, Louisa Janet Brown, 1st house in Chapel St, Burswood. Embarked at Fremantle 30 October 1916 per A16 Port Melbourne. In France 1916-1918. Granted leave in April 1919 to visit a shoe factory. RTA A37 Barambah. Service medals: BWM and VM. Cottesloe and district Honour Rolls.