|Place of birth||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Address||9 Llewellyn Street, Balmain, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Edith Davis, 9 Llewellyn Street, Balmain, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served for 4 years in the Compulsory Military Training scheme.|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Machine Gun Company 5, Reinforcement 8|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||24/10/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||505A|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||40th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 23 November 1917; disembarked Plymouth, England, 29 January 1917; marched in to Australian Details, Nos 6 & 7 Camps, Perham Downs, 30 January 1917.
Transferred to 4th Division Machine Gun Company, 13 February 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 11 May 1917; taken on strength, 10th Machine Gun Company, in the field, 16 June 1917.
Transferred to 40th Bn, 30 August 1917.
Wounded in action, 5 October 1917 (gun shot wound, left thigh and leg), and admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance; transferred same day to 10th Casualty Clearing Station; to 5th General Hospital, Rouen, 6 October 1917; to England, 17 October 1917, and admitted same day to 3rd Western General Hospital, Newport (wound, left leg, right arm). Transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 19 October 1917; discharged to No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 19 November 1917.
Marched out to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 23 Fenruary 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 13 March 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 19 March 1918.
Wounded in action (second occasion), 30 March 1918; remained at duty.
Admitted to 11th Field Ambulance, 2 August 1918 (diarrhoea); transferred to 47th Casualty Clearing Station, 6 August 1918; to 25th Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 7 August 1918; to 2nd Convalescent Depot, Rouen, 24 August 1918; to 11th Convalescent Depot, Buchy, 26 August 1918; discharged to Australian Infantry Base Depot, Rouelles, 28 September 1918; rejoined unit, 8 October 1918.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 18 October 1918.
Detached to Australian Corps Gas School, 20 October 1918; rejoined Bn from detachment, 26 October 1918.
Reverted to Private on CO's orders, 26 October 1918.
On leave to England, 11 February 1919; rehjoined unit from leave (extension having been granted), 5 March 1919.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 14 April 1919; marched in to No 4 Group, Codford, 15 April 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Rio-Pardo', 27 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 24 July 1919; discharged, Sydney, 4 September 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal