|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Upper Kedron, Brisbane, Queensland|
|School||Upper Kedron State School, Queensland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Upper Kedron via Alderley, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs S J Pickering, Upper Kedron via Alderley, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||9th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/26/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||49th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked from Brisbane, 21 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, 10 January 1917. Admitted to hospital, Parkhouse, 25 February 1917 (mumps). Marched out to 3rd Training Bn, Durrington, 16 March 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 22 May 1917; taken on strength, 49th Bn, 21 June 1917.
Sustained accidental injury in the field (sprained ankle), 24 September 1917; rejoined unit, 2 November 1917.
Treated at 13th Australian Field Ambulance, 14 November 1918 (gonorrhoea); transferred to No. 1 Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 17 November 1918; to 39th General Hospital, Rouen, 18 November 1918; to England, 15 January 1919, and admitted to No. 1 Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford. Discharged to Training Depot, Parkhouse, 30 January 1919; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 78 days.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Plassy', 17 March 1919; arrived Melbourne, 30 April 1919, for onward travel to Brisbane.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||80|
|Place of burial||Garden Cemetery, Nambour, Queensland|