|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Forestdale, near Adaminaby, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Wagga Wagga, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Alice E Watkins, Fitzmaurice Street, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||56th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/73/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||56th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Total war service: 4 years 247 days (of which 2 years 191 days were abroad)
Embarked from Sydney, 25 October 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 28 December 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 13 March 1917.
Wounded in action (gun shot wound, right thigh), 26 September 1917. Transferred to England, 28 September 1917. rejoined unit, 12 March 1918.
Wounded in action (gun shot wound, left leg), 1 June 1918. Transferred to England, 9 June 1918. Proceeded overseas to France, 17 October 1918; rejoined unit, 21 October 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board 'Plassy', 17 March 1919; disembarked Sydney, 30 April 1919; discharged, 21 November 1920.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||70|
|Place of burial||Cremated: Rookwood Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales|