|Place of birth||Cheshire, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Roscoe Street, Bondi, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs P A Palmer, Mephi, Ramsgate Avenue, Bondi, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served in the 5th Earl of Chester's Regiment, Territorial Force.|
|Rank on enlistment||Acting Corporal|
|Unit name||18th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/35/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Total war service: 2 years 251 days (of which 2 years 96 days were abroad)
Taken on strength, 3rd Bn, Tel-el-Kebir, Egypt, 14 February 1916.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 22 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 28 March 1916.
Wounded in action (shrapnel wound, ankle and back), 25 July 1916; transferred to England, 29 July 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 14 November 1917; rejoined unit, 22 November 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board 'Balmoral Castle', 1 February 1918 (condition: maldeveloped foot); disembarked Sydney, 28 March 1918; discharged, 1 May 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal