|Place of birth||Aberdeen, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Doyle's Creek, Jerry's Plains, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs M Bennett, Rozler's Creek, Jerry's Plains, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Battalion, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/19/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||4018a|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Pioneer Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: enlisted Newcastle, New South Wales, 31 August 1915. Embarked from Australia, 7 January 1916; arrived Egypt. Embarked from Alexandria to join British Expeditionary Force, 29 March; disembarked Marseilles, France, 4 April 1916.
Admitted to 26th General Hospital, Etaples, with influenza, 28 May 1916; transferred to 24th General Hospital (Isolation Ward), Etaples, 1 June 1916; discharged to duty, 22 June 1916. Transferred to 1st Pioneer Bn and taken on strength, 29 June 1916. Re-allotted No. 4018A, 8 August 1917. On leave in the United Kingdom, 30 August-14 September 1917. Detached to 21st Machine Gun Company, 16 August-2 September 1917.
Granted furlough to United Kingdom, 2 October 1918; rejoined Battalion, 18 October 1918. Sick to hospital, 20 October 1918: venereal disease (total treatment 54 days). Marched out to unit, 31 December 1918. Rejoined Battalion in France, 7 January 1919, and detached for duty with Australian Corps School.
Marched out for return to Australia, 8 May 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Main', 23 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 15 October 1919; discharged, 7 December 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal