|Place of birth||Hindmarsh, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Brompton, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Florence Emily Botten, Port Road, Brompton, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Admitted to 2nd Australian Stationary Hospital, Tel el Kebir, 14 June 1916 (broken arm); transferred to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 14 June 1916 (fractured radius); discharged to Hospital Ship, 7 July 1916; embarked Alexandria, 7 July 1916; admitted to Tooting Military Hospital (date not recorded); discharged, and marched in to 8th Training Bn, Tidworth, 22 July 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 16 September 1916; taken on strength, 32nd Bn, in the field, 30 September 1916.
Admitted to 5th Army Rest Camp, 10 June 1917; rejoined Bn, 24 June 1917.
On Special Leave to England, 23 August 1917; rejoined Bn from leave, 7 September 1917.
Wounded in action, 2 February 1918 (gun shot wound, right arm), and admitted to 14th Australian Field Ambulance; transferred to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 3 February 1918; to Ambulance Train No 28, 5 February 1918, and admitted to 25th General Hospital, Hardelot; to No 1 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 7 March 1918; to No 10 Convalescent Depot, Ecault, 14 March 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 10 May 1918.
On leave to England, 7 November 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 1 December 1918.
Married Emily CHALLEN, spinster, aged 20, The Register Office, Wandsworth, London, 16 November 1918.
Attached to 5th Division Headquarters, 21 March 1919; rejoined Bn, 9 April 1919.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 17 April 1919; marched in to No 5 Group, Weymouth, 24 April 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Lyttleton', 10 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 5 August 1919; discharged, Adelaide, 19 December 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||AIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia|