|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Kirkdale, Liverpool, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Balmain, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||27|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs C Murphy, 102 Louisa Street, Balmain, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Rank on enlistment||Sapper|
|Unit name||Mining Corps Reinforcement 2|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||16/7/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sapper|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Tunnelling Company|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: embarked from Sydney, 31 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 17 May 1916.
Admitted to No. 26 General Hospital, Etaples, 8 June 1916 (pyrexia); transferred to England, 14 June 1916, and admitted to 3rd Southern General Hospital. Transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, 26 June 1916. Taken on strength, No. 1 Command Depot, 26 August 1916. Proceeded overseas to France, 15 October 1916; taken on strength, 1st Australian Tunnelling Company, 28 December 1916.
Wounded in action, 17 September 1917 (shell wound, right side); discharged to duty, 18 September 1917.
Admitted to 59th Casualty Clearing Station, 8 September 1918; transferred to 21st Casualty Clearing station, 9 September 1918; discharged to duty, 16 September 1918; rejoined unit, 19 September 1918.
Marched out to England for repatriation, 11 March 1919; commenced return to Australia from London on board 'Boonah', 20 April 1919; disembarked Sydney, 11 June 1919; discharged, 26 July 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||76|
|Place of burial||Roman Catholic Cemetery, Frenchs Forest, Sydney, New South Wales|