Born at Adelaide, SA. CoE. Enlisted 3 April 1916 age 20, farmer. Nok father, Henry John Riley, school master, Rose St, Cottesloe. Embarked at Fremantle 18 July 1916 per A48 Seang Bee. Wounded in action in France on 8 October 1917. Married Eva Ella Garrett on 10 May 1919, at the Parish Church, Earl’s Barton, Northampton, England. RTA 26 July 1919 per A64 Demosthenes with wife and discharged 7 September 1919. Service medals: BMW and VM.