|Place of birth||Strabane, Tyrone, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Davis Road, Claremont, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Elizabeth White, Drum Parke Road, Bargddars, Scotland|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years in the Territorial Artillery, Belfast.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Perth, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||28th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/45/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||28th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Fremantle on HMAT 'Militades', 9 August 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 25 September 1916; marched into 7th Training Bn, Rollestone, 26 September 1916.
Found guilty at Rollestone, 8 December 1916, of being absent without leave, 8.00 am, 27 November, to 1.30 pm, 7 December 1916: awarded 11 days' Field Punishment No 2; forfeited total of 22 days' pay. Proceeded to France through Folkestone on SS 'Princess Victoria', 13 December 1916; marched into 2nd Australian Divisional Depot, Etaples, 14 December 1916; moved into the field, 16 December 1916; taken on strength of 28th Bn, 18 December 1916.
Admitted to 6th Australian Field Ambulance, 22 February 1917 (diarrhoea); transferred to No 2 Divisional Rest Station, 22 February 1917; to 7th Australian Field Ambulance Divisional Rest Station, 25 February 1917; discharged to duty, 7 March 1917; rejoined unit from hospital, 8 March 1917.
Admitted to 6th Australian Field Ambulance, 3 May 1917, and transferred to 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Station (shrapnel wound; foot, buttocks and hand); admitted to 9th General Hospital, Rouen, 3 May 1917. Embarked Rouen on HS 'St. David' and proceeded to England, 19 May 1917; admitted to Princess Christian Hospital, Weymouth, 20 May 1917; transferred to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 24 August 1917; discharged on furlough, 19 September 1917; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 3 October 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on HT 'Berrima', 31 October 1917; disembarked Fremantle, 22 December 1917. Discharged on account of being wounded, Perth, 5 March 1918 (gun shot wound; left buttock).Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BAIRD Alexander|