Born at Rothesay, Yorkshire, England, CoE. Enlisted 9 August 1915 age 28, labourer. Nok wife, Mary Jane Nicholls, Harvey St, Cottesloe Beach. Embarked at Fremantle 1 November 1915 perA24 Benalla. Wounded in action to left arm in France on 30 August 1916. RTA 23 May 1917 per A33 Ayrshire. Service medals: 1914-1915 Star, BMW and VM.