Born at Norfolk, England, Cof E. Enlisted 8 November 1916 age 29, clerk. Nok father deceased, mother, Mary Jane Cooper of Railway St, Cottesloe. Embarked at Melbourne on 9 November 1917 per A 15 Port Sydney. Wounded in France on 27 September 1918, crushed foot. RTA April 1919 and discharged on 12 May 1919. Service medals: BWM and VM. Note: DAC may also be Division Ammunition Column.