Born at Mount Morgan, WA, CoE. Enlisted 7 January 1916 age 22, engineer. Nok father, John Morris of Caxton Rd, Claremont WA. Embarked at Melbourne on 27 June 1916 per A37 Barambah. Served in France 1916-1918 and wounded by shrapnel 17 September 1917. Service medals: BWM and VM. Cottesloe and district Honour Rolls.