|Place of birth||Kensington, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||26 High Street, Kensington, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs M A Skipper, 26 High Street, Kensington, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|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
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||27th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Found guilty of being absent without leave, Gallipoli, 2 pm, 23 September 1915, to 11 am, 24 September 1915: awarded forfeiture of 2 days' pay and 14 days' fatigue. Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 10 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Found guilty, 31 January 1916, Tel el Kebir, of being absent without leave, 10.15 pm, 27 January 1916, to 10.15 pm, 30 January 1916: awarded forfeiture of 4 days' pay and 96 hours' detention. Found guilty, 19 February 1916, Ismailia, of being absent from Defaulters' Parade: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No. 2.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 21 March 1916.
On leave to England, 2 May 1917; rejoined 27th Bn from leave, 17 May 1917.
On leave to England, 5 February 1918; rejoined 27th Bn from leave, 20 February 1918
Admitted to 7th Australian Field Ambulance, 25 May 1918 (boils, face); returned to duty same day. On leave to England, 17 December 1918; rejoined 27th Bn from leave, 6 January 1919.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 20 January 1919; commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Macquarie', 28 March 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 21 May 1919; discharged, 21 July 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal