Born at Bradford, Yorkshire, England, CoE. Enlisted 13 June 1916 age 43, labourer. Nok mother, Mrs Hannah Sheldon variously recorded at Orlando, John and Albert Sts, Cottesloe Beach. Embarked at Fremantle 30 October 1916 per A16 Port Melbourne. Served in France in 1917. RTA for home service in July 1917. Service medals: BWM and VM.