|Place of birth||Hawthorn, Victoria|
|Address||Port Pirie, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs H. B. Govan, 'Aylestone,' Ballam Street, Kingswood, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||3rd Light Horse Regiment, 34th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/8/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Ormonde on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Machine Gun Squadron|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Mother wrote to Camp Commandant, Mitcham, 28 August 1917, withholding her consent to his 'leaving Australia before January next, as he will not attain the age of 19 years until July 26th 1918.'
Disembarked Suez, 4 April 1918; transferred to 1st Machine Gun Squadron, 5 June 1918.
To Imperial School of Instruction, Zeitoun, 7 July 1918; to Quarantine Camp, Abbassia, 12 July 1918; discharged to School of Instruction, 26 July 1918; rejoined 1st Machine Gun Training Squadron, 17 August 1918. Taken on strength, 1st Machine Gun Squadron, 7 October 1918. Appointed Driver, 8 October 1918.
Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Orari', 15 May 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 26 June 1919; discharged, 12 July 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal