Born: 9 February 1880
Died: 26 November 1965
Permanent member of the Australian Military Forces, serving with the Royal Australian Engineers at Chowder Bay, prior to enlisting in the AIF on 2 January 1918.
He joined the 1st Company Field Engineers as Company Sergeant Major on 4 August 1918 and was wounded in action eight days later, on 12 August, with gun shot wounds to his arm and face. He returned to his unit on 2 September.
He broke a bone in his foot on 2 November 1918 and was evacuated to England for treatment.
He embarked to return to Australia on 7 February 1919 and arrived at Melbourne on 24 March. He was discharged from the AIF on 18 April 1919. [JSB]