Born at Fremantle, WA Congregational. Enlisted 31 August 1915 age 30, clerk. Nok wife, Mabel Mary Scott of 21 Gold St, Fremantle and later at 8 Charles St, Fremantle and then Wensley, John St, Nth Fremantle. Embarked at Fremantle 10 October 1916 per A23 Suffolk. Served in France 1916-18. RTA April 1919 per A73 Commonwealth. Service medals: BWM and VM. Cottesloe and district Honour Rolls.