|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Strathalbyn, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of Christ|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Mrs May Peake, Quorn, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Morphettville, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||9th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/14/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A10 Karroo on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Gallipoli, Middle East
Proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 16 May 1915. Admitted to No 2 General Hospital, Mena, Egypt, 13 August 1915 (influenza); discharged to Helouan Convalescent Camp, 21 August 1915; discharged fit for duty, 24 August 1915.
Admitted to No 1 General Hospital, 5 September 1915 (injury to leg); discharged to duty, 26 September 1915. Returned to Gallipoli, 25 October 1915. Disembarked Alexandria, 26 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Appointed Driver, 25 January 1916. Admitted to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, Gashalgia, 22 April 1916; discharged to duty, 24 April 1916 (no further details). Taken on strength, 3rd Machine Gun Squadron, 23 July 1916. Admitted to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, Masaid, 31 January 1917 (retention of urine); discharged to duty, 3 February 1917.
Admitted to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 8 June 1917 (sprained ankle); transferred to 53rd Casualty Clearing Station, Rafa, 9 June 1917; by Ambulance Train to No 2 Stationary Hospital, El Arish, 10 June 1917; to 24th Stationary Hospital, 19 June 1917; to No 14 Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 21 June 1917; to British Red Cross Convalescent Camp, Moulazah, 24 July 1917. Found guilty, 13 July 1917, of being absent without leave, 7 pm to 7.20 pm, 11 July 1917: forfeited 2 days' pay. Rejoined unit, 23 September 1917.
Wounded, and admitted to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, Palestine, 30 November 1917 (gun shot wound, neck), transferred to 45th Stationary Hospital, 2 December 1917; transferred to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, Moascar, 10 December 1917; discharged to duty, 21 December 1917; rejoined unit, 20 January 1918.
To Imperial School of Instruction, Moascar, 3 March 1918; rejoined No 2 Training Squadron, 23 March 1918.
Admitted to 33rd Casualty Clearing Hospital, Haifa, 16 October 1918 (influenza); transferred by Hospital Ship to Alexandria, disembarked, 18 October 1918; admitted to 14th Australian General Hospital, Port Said, 19 October 1918; to Convalescent Depot, 8 January 1919; discharged to Kit Stores, 20 January 1919. 14 days' leave approved, 20 January 1919; 7 day extension granted, 3 February 1919. Admitted to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 10 February 1919 (debility and post-malaria).
Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Euripides', 14 March 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 18 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit), 4 July 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal