|Place of birth||Edinburgh, Scotland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Morisset Hospital, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Sarah Black, Beechworth, Brompton Street, Marrickville, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||35th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/52/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||35th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
Previously rejected for military service on account of eyesight.
War service: Western Front
Embarked from Sydney, 25 November 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 29 January 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 16 July 1917; taken on strength, 35th Bn, 3 August 1917.
Admitted to 11th Australian Field Ambulance, 10 January 1918 (defective vision); rejoined unit, 12 January 1918.
Admitted to 9th Australian Field Ambulance, 7 February 1918 (gonnorrhoea); discharged to Base Depot, 10 April 1918; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 63 days. Rejoined unit, 3 June 1918.
Admitted to 10th Australian Field Ambulance, 18 July 1918 (defective vision); rejoined unit, 20 July 1918.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 21 April 1919; commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', 12 June 1919; disembarked Sydney, 10 August 1919; discharged, 18 September 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal