|Place of birth||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Address||183 Park Street, South Melbourne, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Sister, Miss E Clarke, 183 Park Street, South Melbourne, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served in the Senior Cadets, 45th Bn (3 years); 45th Australian Infantry, Citizen Military Forces (1 month; still serving at time of AIF enlistment)|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||5th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/22/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Enlisted 11 August 1915 - 5th Bn, 15th Reinforcement; taken on strength, 59th Bn, 20 April 1916.|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Battle of Fromelles, France|
|Age at death||19|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 16), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Town. Leongatha, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength of 59th Bn, Duntroon Plateau, 20 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Note on B.103, 'presume buried in No Man's Land approx at 5J9043 to 5K0251 Sheet Hazebrouck 5a'.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||Red Cross file 741101|