|Place of birth||Williamtown, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Kapunda, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Cordelia Vinall, High Street, Kapunda, South Australia|
|Previous military service||80th Infantry; Served in the Senior Cadets (80th Bn) for 4 years; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: embarked Adelaide, 12 August 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 30 September 1916. Proceeded overseas to France, 30 December 1916; taken on strength, 32nd Bn, 11 February 1917.
On leave to the United Kingdom, 14 October 1917; rejoined unit, 28 October 1917.
Wounded in action, 29 July 1918; admitted to 15th Australian Field Ambulance (shell wound, right arm). Transferred to 20th Casualty Clearing Station, 29 July 1918; by Ambulance Train to 16th General Hospital, Le Treport, 30 July 1918; to Australian Corps Depot, 10 August 1918; to Base Depot, 27 August 1918; rejoined unit, 30 August 1918. Proceeded on English leave, 7 November 1918; rejoined unit, 24 November 1918.
Routine Order No. 265, 3 November 1918, Congratulatory Message from Corps Commander for 'gallant services rendered ... during the recent operations'. Embarked for England, 23 April 1919; commenced return to Australia on board 'Port Lyttleton', 10 June 1919;disembarked Melbourne, 5 August 1919, for onward travel to Adelaide; discharged, 21 September1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal