|Place of birth||Doagh, Co Antrim, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||c/o Mrs Chapman, 45 Day Street, Collingwood, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||27|
|Next of kin||Father, J Harper, Doagh via Belfast, Co Antrim, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Rosehill, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||13th Battalion, B Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/30/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Machine Gun Company|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Admitted to hospital, Gallipoli, 5 July 1915. Disembarked from HS 'Clan MacGillivray', Malta, 13 July 1915; admitted to St. Andrew Hospital, Malta, 14 July 1915 (dental complications); discharged from hospital, Malta, 31 July 1915. Embarked on oard HE 'Ascanius' and proceeded to England for further treatment, 28 August 1915; admitted to Bethnal Green Military Hospital, 11 September 1915.
Rejoined 13th Bn, Ismailia, 15 January 1916. Transferred to 4th Machine Gun Company, Tel-el-Kebir, 15 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria on HMT 'Canada' and proceeded to join the British Expeditionary Force, 1 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 9 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 11 August 1916 (shrapnel wound, left side); admitted to 1st Canadian General Hospital, Etaples, 13 August 1916. Proceeded to England for further treatment, 25 August 1916; admitted to 2nd Auxiliary Hospital, 26 August 1916; discharged to No 1 Command Depot, 24 October 1916; granted furlough, 26 October 1916. Marched into No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 11 November 1916 (classified B1.A); marched out to No 4 Command Depot, Wareham, 13 November 1916; marched out to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 12 April 1917.
Commenced return to Australia for change, 25 August 1917. Discharged on account of being medically unfit for continued service, Sydney, 26 April 1918 (wounds).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal