|Place of birth||Pyaanneparg, Finland|
|Address||Kalgoorlie, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Edith Anderson, Pyannuneparg, Finland, Russia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||27th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/44/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||6282A|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||28th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Fremantle, 23 December 1916; disembarked Devonport, 17 February 1917. Found guilty, 21 March 1917, of being absent without leave, 19 March 1917: awarded 2 days confined to camp; forfeited 1 days pay. Transferred to 28th Bn, 12 June 1917. Proceeded overseas to France, 22 May 1917; taken on strength, 28th Bn, and added 'A' to number, 13 June 1917.
Wounded in action, Belgium, 20 September 1917, and admitted to 6th Field Ambulance (gun shot wound, arm); transferred to 2nd Canadian Casualty Clearing Station; transferred by Ambulance Train to 47th General Hospital, Le Treport, 21 September 1917; to No. 3 Convalescent Depot, 4 October 1917; to 2nd Australian Division Base Depot, Havre, 14 October 1917; rejoined unit, 23 October 1917.
Proceeded on English leave, 26 February 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 15 March 1918.
Found guilty, 23 April 1918, of being absent without leave, 7 am, 9 April-noon, 14 April 1918 (6 days): awarded 29 days Field Punishment No. 2; forfeited total of 34 days pay.
Court of Inquiry declared him an illegal absentee as from 22 May 1918; still absent, 21 June 1918. Field General Court Martial, 30 October 1918, heard charge of when on Active Service desertion from 20 May to 18 August 1918: pleaded not guilty. Found not guilty of desertion but guilty of being absent without leave: awarded 2 years imprisonment with hard labour. Admitted to No. 10 Military Prison, Dunkirk, 4 December 1918; transferred to England and admitted to Wormwood Scrubs Prison, 25 May 1919. Sentence suspended on release from prison, 18 June 1919. Marched into No. 2 Group, Sutton Veney, 19 June 1919. Found guilty, 4 July 1919, of being absent without leave, midnight, 4 July to 2130, 6 July 1919: awarded 2 days Field Punishment No. 2; forfeited total of 4 days pay.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Indarra', 12 July 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 29 August 1919; discharged, 24 October 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal