|Place of birth||Braidwood, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||28|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Mary Sarah Daft, Braidwood, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served in the 5th Bn, Australian Commonwealth Horse, South Africa (Boer War).|
|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||9th Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 16 May 1915.
Wounded in action, 21 July 1915 (bomb wound, right eye), and admitted to Casualty Cklearing station; transferred to Floriana Hospital, Malta, 28 July 1915; to England, 29 August 1915, and admitted to Military Hospital, Lewisham, 29 August 1915.
Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Themistocles', 8 May 1916; discharged (medically unfit: loss of right eye), Adelaide, 16 October 1916.
War service: 2 years 6 days (of which 1 year 131 days was abroad)Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DAFT Edward Hanlon|