Born at South Shields, England, CoE. Enlisted 20 November 1914 age 20, farmer. Nok mother, Elizabeth Woodall of Sunderland, England. Embarked at Fremantle 22 February 1915 per A50 Itonus. Wounded in the knee at Gallipoli on 28 April 1915 and suffered paralysis of that leg. RTA June 1916 per A15 Port Sydney. Service medals: 1914-1915 Star, BWM and VM. Cottesloe and district Honour Rolls.