|Place of birth||Wallsend, New South Wales|
|Address||Chinaman's Flat, Wallsend, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Sister, Annie Brinsmead, Chinaman's Flat, Wallsend, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||30th Battalion, B Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/47/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||30th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 2), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Town. Wallsend, New South Wales|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 9 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 11 December 1915.
Admitted to 8th Australian Field Ambulance, 8 June 1916 (tonsilitis); discharged, and rejoined unit, 10 June 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Missing in action, 20 July 1916.Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 23 July 1917, pronounced fate as 'killed in action, 20 July 1916'.
|Miscellaneous details||Eldest sister (1921): Mrs J. Hodges, White Gates, Wallsend, New South Wales|
|Sources||NAA B2455 file3523394
Red Cross file