|Place of birth||Daylesford, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs M Hoath, Leggatt Street, Daylesford, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served in the 66th Infantry Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||7th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 11 October 1915.
Taken on strength, 7th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 20 January 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 20 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 31 March 1916.
Found guilty, 30 March 1916, of smoking while a sentry (at sea): awarded 14 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Wounded in action, 22-25 July 1916 (gun shot wound, head); admitted to 13th General Hospital, Boulogne, 27 July 1916; transferred to England, 28 July 1916, and admitted to 3rd Western General Hospital, Cardiff, 29 July 1916 (wound: slight). Taken on strength, No 1 Command Depot, 17 August 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 15 September 1916; rejoined 7th Bn, Belgium, 29 September 1916.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 2 April 1917; Temporary Corporal and then Corporal, 27 September 1917.
On leave to United Kingdom, 5 December 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 24 December 1917.
Admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 4 May 1918 (wart on penis); transferred same day to New Zealand Stationary Hospital, Wisques; discharged to duty, 23 May 1918 (non-venereal); rejoined unit in the field, 26 May 1918.
Wounded in action (second occasion), 13 June 1918 (shrapnel wound, left side), and admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance; transferred same day to 15th Casualty Clearing Station; to 53rd General Hospital, Boulogne, 15 June 1918; to England, 30 June 1918, and admitted same day to General Military Hospital, Edmonton (gun shot wound, left side and abdomen); transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 9 July 1918; discharged on furlough, 11 October 1918, to report to No 4 Command Depot, 25 October 1918.
Charged with being absent without leave, 25 October 1918; lateness excused, 29 October 1918.
Admitted to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 29 October 1918 (influenza); discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 15 January 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Czar', 23 March 1919; transshipped to HT 'Dongola', Alexandria, 10 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 16 May 1919; discharged, Melbourne, 11 October 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Springvale Cemetery|