|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Elgin, Scotland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Corner of Victoria and Ecclebourne Street, Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||29|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Kelman, 6 Police Headquarters, Fremantle, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Helena Vale, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||16th Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/33/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Commissioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||2nd Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||48th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 12 April 1915.
Wounded in action, 28 April 1915 (gun shot wound, right side); transferred to HT 'Mashoba', 2 May 1915, and admitted to No 2 General Hospital, Cairo, 3 May 1915; transferred to Convalescent Depot, Helouan, 15 June 1915. Embarked to rejoin unit at Gallipoli, 4 July 1915; rejoined unit, 10 July 1915.
Promoted Corporal, 6 September 1915.
Admitted to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 15 December 1915 (septic hand); transferred to Convalescent Hospital, Ras el Tin, 31 December 1915; discharged to duty, 10 January 1916.
Transferred to 48th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 3 March 1916.
Promoted temporary Sergeant, 9 March 1916; promotion confirmed same day.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 2 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 9 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 6 August 1916 (gun shot wound, back), and admitted to 4th General Hospital, Camiers. Transferred to England, 26 August 1916, and admitted same day to Lakenham Military Hospital, Norwich. Taken on strength, No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 14 September 1916.
Admitted to Military Hospital, Wareham, 12 March 1917 (pleurisy.`Rejoined Bn, in the field, 27 February 1918.
Proceeded to join Officer Cadet Bn, Oxford, England, course, 14 May 1918, course commencing 7 June 1918. Having qualified for commission, appointed 2nd Lieutenant and posted to General Infantry Reinforcements, 18 December 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ceramic', 25 January 1919; admitted to ship's hospital, 5 February 1919 (uretheritis); discharged from hospital, 8 February 1919; discharged (appointment terminated), Perth, 15 May 1919 (medically unfit).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal