Born in London, England, CoE. Enlisted 20 October 1915 age 29, fireman. He gave his address in 1915 as GPO Fremantle, WA. His father was deceased and his mother, Emily Rose Horne resided at 32 May Road, Plaistowe, London. Embarked at Fremantle 17 January 1916 per A30 Borda. Served in France 1916. RTA February 1917 due to nephritis and discharged 10 July 1917 with a pension awarded to him and his wife Clara Elizabeth Horne. In 1924 his address was Broome St, Cottesloe. Service medals: BWM and VM.