|Place of birth||Armidale, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Adelaide Phyllis Preston, 'Bungarrabie', Uralla, Armidale, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served for 10 years in the Militia.|
|Place of enlistment||Armidale, New South Wales|
|Unit name||General Service Reinforcements (New South Wales), Egypt|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt
Embarked Sydney, 10 June 1918, on board HMAT 'Wiltshire', in General Service Reinforcements (New South Wales), Egypt; disembarked Suez, 17 July 1918, and marched into Central Training Depot, Moascar.
Appointed Corporal, 18 July 1918; reverted to Trooper, 24 August 1918.
Allotted to 1st Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, 23 August 1918. Marched out to Engineers Training Unit, 29 August 1918.
Taken on strength, 1st Squadron, AFC, 5 September 1918: rated as 3rd Class Air Mechanic, pay 8/- per diem, trade Motor Transport Driver.
Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Port Sydney', 4 March 1919; disembarked Sydney, 21 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 15 June 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal