|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Tasmania|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Desmond, Croydon Street, Petersham, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||28|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Charlotte Julia Davern, Desmond, Croydon Street, Petersham, New South Wales|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||20th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/37/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||20th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked from Sydney, 7 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, 21 November 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 4 February 1917; joined 20th Bn in the field, 9 February 1917.
Wounded in action, 2 May 1917 (gun shot wound, left arm and hand); admitted to 11th Stationary Hospital, Rouen, France, 4 May 1917. Transferred to England on board HS 'Aberdonia', 14 May 1917, and admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth, 15 May 1917. Granted furlough, 3-17 August 1917, to report to No. 2 Command Depot, Weymouth.
Commenced return to Australia, 27 September 1917; discharged, 19 February 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal