Born at Fremantle, WA, CoE. Enlisted 16 August 1915, age 23. Civil servant. Nok mother, Jane Elizabeth Grose, Hawarden, Keane St, Peppermint Grove. Embarked at Fremantle 9 November 1916 per A8 Argyllshire. Served in France. Mentioned in General Sir Douglas Haig’s despatch of 7 April 1918. RTA 5 June 1920 per Indarra. Service medals: BWM and VM.