|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Wolverhampton, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||371 Lord Street, East Perth, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Mary Jane Chester, 371 Lord Street, East Perth, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Served for 3 years in the Cadets; 2 years in C Company, 88th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.|
|Place of enlistment||Perth, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||28th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/45/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||28th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 7 November 1915. Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 10 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force,16 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 24 March 1916.
Found guilty, 25 May 1916, of being in Armentières without leave, 21 May 1916: awarded 1days Field Punishment No 2.
Wounded in action, 3-6 November 1916;admitted to 5th Field Ambulance, 5 November 1916 (gun shot wound, forehead); transferred to 3rd Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 6 November 1916; to England, 8 November 1916, and admitted to Military Hospital, Frensham,9 November 1916; transferred to Military Hospital, Rowledge, 17 November 1916; to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, 5 April 1917; discharged on furlough, 28 May 1917, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 12 June 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT Nestor, 22 July 1917; discharged, Perth, 18 October 1917.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||51|
|Place of burial||Boyanup Cemetery, Western Australia|