Born at Melbourne Victoria, RC. Enlisted 29 May or 22 September 1915 (both dates recorded) age 30, printer machinist. Nok as mother, Alice Hatchett of Queen St, Fremantle. Embarked at Fremantle 17 January 1916 per A30 Borda. Served in France 1916-1918. RTA June 1919 per Somali. Service medals: BWM and VM. Later residing at 15 Saladin St, Swanbourne.