|Place of birth||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Penola, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Elizabeth Rickard, Penola, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||27th Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/44/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||4910|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: transferred to 2nd Divisional Signal Company, 15 August 1915. Admitted to Luna Park Hospital, Egypt, 27 November 1915. Admitted to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 16 February 1916 (influenza); discharged to duty, 26 February 1916.
Embarked from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 21 March 1916. Found guilty of being absent from Tattoo, 9 pm to 9.10 pm, 18 September 1916: awarded 3 days' Field Punishment No. 2.
On leave in England, 15 February-8 March 1918. Transferred to Australian Corps Signal Company, 1 March 1918. Marched out to commence return to Australia, 2 February 1919. Admitted to 40th Stationary Hospital, France, with influenza, 6-14 February 1919. Commenced return to Australia on board 'Sardinia', 19 April 1919; disembarked in Australia, 3 June 1919; discharged, 3 August 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal