Born at Coburg, Melbourne, CoE. Enlisted 14th September 1914 age 28, mechanical engineer. Nok father, Mr J. Greatorex, Porepunkah, Victoria. Embarked at Sydney 20 October 1914 per A16 Star of Victoria. Served in Gallipoli and Egypt. Mentioned in despatches published in London Gazette No 30391 20 November 1917. RTA 16 May 1919 per Orari. Service medals: Star, BWM and VM. Cottesloe and district Honour Rolls.