Born at Pernan, Russia, CoE. Enlisted 1 January 1916, age 40, carpenter. He gave his postal address as Cottesloe, Perth Fremantle Road. Nok mother, Mary Tammai of address unknown but also names a friend, Richard Barnes of Fremantle Road, Cottesloe. Embarked at Sydney 30 September 1916 per A60 Aeneas. Served in France 1917-1918 and RTA for discharge on September 1918 per D22. Service medals: BWM and VM.