Born at Cottesloe. Enlisted 23 May 1917, student. Nok father, John Fordyce, St Georges Rd, Toorak, Victoria. Embarked at Melbourne 26 November 1917 SS Indarra. On 9 August 1918 in France, he suffered severe bomb shrapnel wounds to his back and kidneys and died. Buried Adelaide Cemetery Villers Bretonneux 111.F.S. Service medals: BWM and VM.