|Place of birth||Sydney New South Wales|
|Address||Cramond, Blackheath, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs R T Paton, 'Cramond', Blackheath, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served in Sydney Grammer School Cadets for 2 years; Complusory Military Training scheme for 8 months; Citizen Military Forces (still serving at time of AIF enlistment).|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Broadmeadows|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Australian Army Medical Corps, Hospital Transports Staff (No. 1 Hospital Ship, 'Karoola')|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Commissioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||36th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
No details recorded re service in 1915.
Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Karoola', 4 November 1915; arrived Melbourne, 4 December 1915. Returned to duty, Sydney, 9 March 1916.
Re-embarked Sydney on board HT 'Beltana', 13 May 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 9 July 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 22 November 1916.
Admitted to 10th Australian Field Ambulance, 27 April 1916 (boils, left hand); transferred to Divisional Rest Station, 29 April 1917; rejoined unit, 9 May 1917.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 7 June 1917; Corporal, 12 June 1917.
Admitted to 11th Australian Field Ambulance, 10 April 1917 (influenza); transferred to 3rd Divisional Rest Rest Station, 14 July 1917; rejoined unit, 21 July 1917.
Detached to II Anzac Corps School, Morbecque, 14 August 1917.
Proceeded to England to attend Cadet School, 28 August 1917; reported to No 6 Officer Cadet Bn, Oxford, 7 September 1917. Appointed 2nd Lieutenant, 19 December 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 7 January 1918, and taken on strength, 36th Bn, 11 January 1918.
Deatched to Gas School, Belgium, 17 February 1918; rejoined unit from detachment, 23February 1918.
Wounded in action, France, 4 April 1918; admitted to 55th Field Ambulance, 5 April 1918 (gun shot wound, back and thigh), and transferred to Casualty Clearing Station. transferred to 2nd General Hospital, 5 April 1918; to England, 12 April 1918, and admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, 13 April 1918 (wound: severe).
Promoted Lieutenant, 13 April 1918.
Transferred to 33rd Bn Details, 30 April 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Malta', 31 July 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 28 September 1918, for onward travel to Sydney; appointment terminated, 6 February 1920.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal