Born at Dublin, Ireland, CoE. Enlisted 22 February 1916 age 43, grocer. Nok wife, Ella Kelly c/o Mrs Hogbin, Glanville St, Cottesloe Beach. Embarked Melbourne on 25 October 1916 per A38 Ulysses. Twice wounded in action in France 20 September and 10 October 1917. RTA 21 December 1917 per A34 Persic. Service medals: BMW and VM.