Born at Perth, WA, CoE. Enlisted 16 September 1914 age 20, farmer. Nok mother, Mrs Rosa B. Hawley of Nailsworth St, Cottesloe. Embarked at Melbourne 22 December 1914 per A30 Borda. Served in Gallipoli 1915, France 1916-18. RTA on March 1919 per Kildonian Castle and discharged 19 May 1919 and in later years resided at 12 Archdeacon St, Nedlands. Service medals: 1914-1915 Star, BWM and VM.