|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Gawler, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Perth, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||48th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||48th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Fremantle, 23 December 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 16 February 1917. Marched out to 12th Training Bn, Codford, 6 March 1917. Admitted to hospital, Codford, 26 March 1917; rejoined Bn, 13 April 1917 (no further details recorded).Sick to hospital, 18 April 1917 (mumps); transferred to King George's Hospital, 29 April 1917. Transferred from King George's Hospital to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 27 June 1917; discharged to balance of leave, 2 July 1917, to report to Training Depot, Codford, 5 July 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 1 September 1917; taken on strength, 48th Bn, 12 September 1917.
Admitted to 13th Australian Field Ambulance, 23 January 1918 (pericarditis); transferred to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, date unclear; to 54th General Hospital, 27 January 1918, and allotted 'A' to Regimental Number; to England, 22 February 1918, and admitted to 2/1 Southern General Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham,22 February 1918; to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 11 March 1918; discharged to No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 13 March 1918; proceeded overseas to France, 22 May 1918; rejoined unit, 30 May 1918.
Admitted to 20th Casualty Clearing Station, 23 July 1918 (dysentery); transferred to 12th Casualty Clearing Station, 25 July 1918; to 55th Casualty Clearing Station, 31 July 1918; to Australian Corps Rest Camp, 5 August 1918; rejoined unit, 16 August 1918.
Awarded Victoria Cross.
Returned from Brussels leave, 3 April 1919.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 21 April 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Konigin Luise', 21 June 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 3 August 1919; discharged, 10 September 1919.
Medals: Victoria Cross, British War Medal, Victory MedalBritish War Medal and Victory Medal stamps marked 'returned 30.9.24'.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||72|
|Place of burial||Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia|