Born Southport Lancashire England, CoE. Enlisted 1 May 1917 age 29, printer. Nok wife, Ruth Hunter of Napier St, Claremont. Embarked at Melbourne 30 October 1917 per A60 Aeneas. Wounded to leg and back serving in France on 25 April 1918. RTA January 1919 and discharged 14 March 1919. Service medals: BWM and VM.