Born at Melbourne, Victoria, CoE. Enlisted 26 April 1916 age 43, unemployed. Nok wife Catherine Theresa McCreery of Chester Rd, Claremont and then Albion St, Cottesloe. Embarked at Albany on 24 July 1917 A16 Pert Melbourne. He was serving in France in November 1917. RTA per Pakeha October 1919. Service medals: BWM and VM.