|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Auckland, New Zealand|
|Address||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Sister, Mrs Mary Jane McCoy, 16 Short Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served for 3 months at GC Camp, Holsworthy, before enlisting in AIF.|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||1st Pioneer Battalion, 14th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||14/13/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Divisional Train|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 19 December 1917; disembarked Suez, 16 January 1918. Embarked Port Said, 25 January 1918; disembarked Taranto, Italy, 2 February 1918. Entrained Taranto, 5 February 1918; detrained Cherbourg, France, 12 February 1918. Embarked Cherbourg, 12 February 1918; disembarked Southampton, England, 13 February 1918, and marched in to Pioneer Training Bn, Sutton Veny.
Admitted to Military Hospital, Sutton Veny, 19 March 1918 (measles); discharged to No 1 Command Depot, 16 April 1918.
Transferred to 4th Pioneer Bn, 16 May 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 22 August 1918.
Embarked for England for return to Australia, 20 May 1919.
Found guilty, 13 October 1919, of failing to comply with an order givebn by a superior Officer: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 1 November 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 10 December 1919; discharged, Sydney, 15 January 1920.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||70|
|Place of burial||Cremated: ashes interred in Pa Pa Memorial Park (Row A, Panel No 44), Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand|