|Place of birth||Goodwood, South Australia|
|Address||Bruce Rock, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||27|
|Next of kin||Friend, Miss Edith Mary McKay, Bruce Rock, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Blackboy Hill, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||28th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/45/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||28th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria, Egypt, to join the British Expeditionary Force, 10 May 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 18 May 1916.
Admitted to No 2 Australian General Hospital, 22 May 1916 (influenza); to Convalescent Depot, Rouen, 3 July 1916.
Admitted to No 26 General Hospital, Etaples, 12 July 1916 (valvular disease of the heart); discharged to Base Details, Etaples, 20 July 1916.
Proceeded to join unit, 4 August 1916; taken on strength of 28th Bn, 8 August 1916.
Admitted to No 7 Australian Field Ambulance, 31 October 1916, and transferred to No 39 Casualty Clearing Station the same day (scabies); rejoined unit, 11 November 1916.
Evacuated to hospital, 22 November 1916; rejoined unit, 22 November 1916.
On leave to England, 3 July 1918; rejoined unit, 21 July 1918.
Promoted Temporary Corporal, 2 February 1919.
Proceeded to England, 20 April 1919; marched into No 2 Group, Sutton Veny, 27 April 1919.
Admitted to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Sutton Veny, 5 June 1919 (sprained ankle); discharged, 8 June 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ormonde', 16 June 1919.
Admitted to Ship's Hospital, 10 July 1919.
Disembarked Fremantle, 24 July 1919; discharged Perth (termination of period of enlistment), 7 September 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Bruce Rock, Western Australia|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, MALSEED James|