|Place of birth||West Maitland, New South Wales|
|Address||Edward Street, Kurri Kurri, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Julia Whyburn, Edward Street, Kurri Kurri, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||West Maitland, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Sapper|
|Unit name||No 4 Tunnelling Company - No 1 Military District|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||16/10/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sapper|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Tunnelling Company|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 22 May 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 18 July 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 29 August 1916; taken on strength, 3rd Tunnelling Company, 30 September 1916.
Found guilty, 18 January 1917, of when on Active Service disobedience of General Routine Order 81, viz., not paying compliments to an Officer: reprimanded.
On leave to England, 5 August 1918. Found guilty, London, 15 August 1918, of when on Active Service overstaying leave from 10 am, 14 August, to 10 am, 15 August 1917: forfeited 7 days' pay; total forfeiture: 8 days' pay. Rejoined unit from leave, 21 August 1918.
On leave, 26 February 1919; rejoined unit from leave, 24 March 1919.
Found guilty, 29 March 1919, of when on Active Service, being absent without leave from 6 am, 12 March, until apprehended at 7.30 pm, 20 March 1919: awarded 14 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeited a total of 23 days' pay.
Found guilty, 31 March 1919, of when on Active Service, being absent from place of parade appointed by his CO: awarded 1 day's Field Punishment No 2 (to be served concurrent with earlier sentence).
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 6 May 1919.
Commenced return to Australia from Southampton on board HT 'Boorara', 6 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 26 August 1919; discharged, Sydney, 12 October 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal