Born at Hay NSW, RC. Enlisted 22 May 1916 age 29, engine driver. Nok wife, Emily Maud Rawnsley of Ecclesborne St, Mosman Park. Embarked at Fremantle 30 October 1916 per A16 Port of Melbourne. Wounded in action in France on 12 October 1917. RTA 1918. Service medals: BWM and VM.