Born at Burra, Sth Aust. Methodist. Enlisted 26 January 1915 age 20, baker. Nok wife, Millicent Joy Parks, Kooringa, SA. They had two daughters, Ivy Rose and Phyllis Hazel. Embarked at Adelaide 31 May 1915 per A2 Geelong. RTA from Suez 29 August 1915 per A14 Euripides, medically unfit due to rheumatism. Service medals: Star, BMW and VM. Cottesloe and district Honour Rolls.