|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Carlton, Victoria|
|School||Cope Cope State School, Victoria|
|Address||Newry Street, North Carlton, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||29|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Elizabeth Burgess, Newry Street, North Carlton, Victoria|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||29th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/46/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: embarked from Melbourne, 10 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 7 December 1915. Taken on strength, 29 Bn, Tel-el-Kebir, 3 March 1916.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 23 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 2 March 1917 (gun shot wound, head); transferred to England, 6 March 1917; admitted to 2nd Birmingham War Hospital, 7 March 1917. Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 2 April 1917. Granted furlough, 25 May-9 June 1917, to report to No. 2 Command Depot, Weymouth. Proceeded overseas to France, 12 July 1917; rejoined unit, 1 August 1917.
Treated at 8th Field Ambulance for sprained ankle, 14 September 1917; deemed to be accidental injury. Rejoined unit, 5 November 1917. Proceeded on leave to England, 3 October 1918; transferred to 32nd Bn while on leave, 12 October 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board 'Wyreema', 13 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 31 May 1919; discharged, 25 July 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||81|
|Place of burial||Boort Cemetery, Victoria|