|Place of birth||Temora, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Marsden Road, Wyalong, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Mary Jane Lees, Marsden Road, Wyalong, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served in the 12th Australian Light Horse for 13 months: discharged as medically unfit.|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||12th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/17/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||1960|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||12th Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Middle East
Transferred to 6th Light Horse, and posted to 'D' Squadron, 29 August 1915. Wounded in action, 21 September 1915 (gun shot wound, left leg); transferred by Hospital Ship to 15th General Hospital, Alexandria, 25 September 1915 (wound: severe); to 1st Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 1 October 1915. Discharged to Convalescent Camp, 22 October 1915. Embarked from Suez on board HS 'Aeneas', 31 October 1915. Discharged, 21 January 1916.
Re-enlisted, 12 July 1916. Re-embarked on board HMAT 'Kabinga', 12 September 1916. Taken on strength, 2nd Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, Egypt, 21 November 1916. Admitted to Isolation Camp, Moascar, 1 December 1916; rejoined unit, 19 December 1916. Transferred to 12th Light Horse Regiment, 20 January 1917. Admitted to Rest Camp, Pt Said, 6 September 1917; rejoined unit, Fara, 16 September 1917.
Detached to Cookery School, Alexandria, 29 July 1918; rejoined unit, 2 September 1917.
Wounded in action, 25 September 1918 (gun shot wound, right ankle); and admitted to 4th Light Horse Field Ambulance; transferred to 24th Stationary Hospital, Kantara, 6 October 1918; to 14th Australian General Hospital, Pt Said, 7 October 1918; to Rest Camp, 17 December 1918; rejoined 12th Light Horse Regiment, 15 April 1919. Found guilty, 16 December 1918, of being absent without leave, Pt Said, 12 December 1918, 1500 to 1725; of not being in possession of identity disk; and disobedience of hospital orders in that he was in possession of a khaki uniform: deprived of 4 days' pay.
Admitted to 14th Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 8 May 1919 (pyrexia); rejoined unit, 3 June 1919.
Returned to Australia on board HT 'Morvada', 20 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 28 August 1919; discharged, 13 October 1919.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||West Wyalong Lawn Cemetery, New South Wales|