Born at Ballarat, Victoria. RC. Enlisted 15 November 1915 age 31, miner. Nok wife, Ada Louisa Jenkins, Manjimup, WA. Embarked at Sydney 20 February 1916 per A38 Ulysses. Wounded in action in France on 17 July 1916 resulting in the amputation of his left leg below knee. RTA 22 February 1917 per Karoola. His address in July 1917 was Rosendo St, Cottesloe. Service medals: BWM and VM.