Born at Wellingborough, Northampton, England, CoE. Enlisted 11 August 1915 age 31, valet. Nok wife, Mollie Owen, John St, Claremont. Embarked at Fremantle 9 November 1916 per A8 Argyllshire. Served in France. RTA 21 March 1919 per Kildonian Castle. Discharged 28 August 1919. Service medals: BWM and VM. Cottesloe and district Honour Rolls.