Born at Perth, WA. CoE. Enlisted 7 April 1916, age 22, clerk. Nok mother, Lyla Matthews of Bernard St, Claremont. Embarked at Fremantle 10 October 1916 per A23 Suffolk. Served in France and in Belgium where he was killed in action 9 June 1917. Memorial details: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. Personal effects: Scarf. Service medals: BWM and VM.