|Place of birth||Warrnambool, Victoria|
|Address||Lava Street, Warrnambool, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Kath. Esam, Lava Street, Warrnambool, Victoria|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Broadmeadows, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||31st Battalion, B Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/48/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on
|Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.|
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||491|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||31st Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No 8), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Disembarked Suez, ex-HMT 'Wandilla', 7 December 1915.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Killed in action, 19 July 1916.
On handwritten B.103 only, 'Identity disc received from Germany'.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalOriginally listed as 'No Known Grave' and commemorated at V.C. Corner (Panel No 3), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles; subsequently (2010) identified, and interred in the Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery, France
|Miscellaneous details||Mother's address subsequently Raglan Parade, Warrnambol, Victoria; then, 57 Koroit Street, Warrnambool, Victoria|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ESAM Harold|