Born at Homeward, Victoria, RC. Enlisted 23 June 1915 age 30, miner. Nok wife, Sarah O’Brien (and five children) c/o Mrs T Boase, Penny St, Cottesloe Beach. Embarked at Fremantle 2 September 1915 per A68 Anchises. Served in Egypt and France. Prisoner of War, Limburg, Germany. Repatriated to England on 19 December 1918. RTA 3 March 1919 per A14 Euripides. Service medals: 1914-1915 Star, BWM and VM.