|Place of birth||Belfast, Co Antrim, Ireland|
|Address||297 Barkley Street, East Brunswick, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||38|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Frances Harvey, Federal Coffee Palace, Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 3 years in the Imperial Light Horse (Boer War).|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||3rd Pioneer Battalion, Machine Gun Section|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||14/15/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||104A|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Pioneer Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne on HMAT 'Wandilla', 6 June 1916; .
Found guilty, 7 July 1916, of being absent without leave, 8.00 pm, 2 July 1916, to 8.00 am, 4 July 1916: admonished by superior officer; forfeited total of 3 days' pay. Transferred to 1/3rd Reinforcements whilst at sea, 17 July 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 26 July 1916.
Found guilty of being absent without leave, from Reville, 7 August, to 9.45 pm, 21 August 1916: awarded 15 days' detention; forfeited total of 30 days' pay.
Found guilty at Parkhouse, 13 September 1916, of being absent without leave from parade, 2.00 pm, 13 September 1916: awarded 7 days' confinement to camp.
Found guilty at Perham Downs, 16 October 1916, of being absent without leave, from Reville, 23 September, until apprehended, 8.30 pm, 11 October 1916: awarded 19 days' detention; forfeited total of 38 days' pay. Proceeded to France through Folkestone on SS 'Onward', 2 November 1916; marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 3 November 1916; moved into the field, 16 November 1916; taken on strength of 4th Pioneer Bn, 19 November 1916.
Found guilty by Field General Court Martial, 18 December 1916of being absent without leave, 8.15 am, 9 December, to 12.30 pm, 10 December 1916: sentenced to 3 months' Field Punishment No 2; forfeited total of 99 days' pay; regimental number allotted the letter 'A', 4 January 1917.
Found guilty, 13 May 1917, of being absent without leave, 7.00 am, 10 May, to 7.00 am, 11 May 1917: awarded a fine of 4 days' pay; forfeited total of 7 days' pay.
Found guilty, 16 June 1917, of being absent without leave, 7.30 pm, 8 June, to 10.20 am, 12 June 1917: awarded 28 days' Field Punishment No 2; forfeited total of 36 days' pay.
Admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance, 6 August 1917, and transferred to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station (trench fever); to Ambulance Train '8', 7 August 1917; admitted to 1st Canadian General Hospital, Etaples, 8 August 1917; transferred to No 6 Convalescent Depot, Etaples, 26 August 1917; admitted to No 11 Convalescent Depot, Buchy, 31 August 1917; discharged to 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Havre, 25 October 1917. Embarked Havre and proceeded to England for return to Australia, 24 November 1917; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 24 November 1917.Commenced return to Australia, 20 December 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 13 February 1918. Discharged on account of being medically unfit for continued service, Melbourne, 25 March 1918 (overage). )MBV