Born in NSW, CoE. Enlisted 30 October 1916 age 30, clerk. Nok wife, Elsie Evelyn Evans of 6 Hamilton St, Subiaco. Embarked at Albany 24 July 1917 per A16 Port Melbourne. Served in France and RTA Ocean Liner SS Konigin Luise in June 1919. Service medals: BWM and VM. Cottesloe and district Honour Rolls.