Born at Melbourne, Victoria. CoE. Enlisted 19 July 1915 age 30, brass furnisher. Nok wife, Ada May Jenyns, Ivanhoe St, West Guildford. Embarked at Fremantle 28 November 1915 per A13 Katuna. Served in Egypt and France. Wounded in action 20 November 1916. RTA 15 April 1917 per A37 Barambah. Service medals: 1914-1915 Star, BWM and VM. Cottesloe and district Honour Rolls.