|Place of birth||Castlewellan, Co Down, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||28|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs R Dickson, Castlewallan, County Down, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||6th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/23/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Australian Motor Transport Section|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Joined unit at Gallipoli, 27 May 1915. Transferred to 2nd Field Company Engineers, 12 August 1915. Admitted to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 8 September 1915; transferred via Mudros to 2nd General Hospital, Cairo, 11 September 1915 (influenza); transferred to No 1 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 21 September 1915 (dysentery and malaria); to Australian and New Zealand Convalescent Hospital, Heliopolis, 26 November 1915; to light duties, Helouan, 28 November 1915. Rejoined unit from hospital, Tel el Kebir, 28 December 1915. Taken on strength, 8th Field Company Engineers, 20 January 1916; transferred to 2nd Australian Division Engineers, 21 January 1916. Appointed Lance Corporal, 21 May 1916.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 25 June 1916. Admitted to Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 18 July 1916 (unfit); rejoined unit, 20 September 1916.
Detached for duty with Anzac Light Railways, 21 March 1917; transferred to 'K' Supply Column from Railways detachment, 8 April 1917, and reverted to Private.
Granted leave to United Kingdom, 14-26 June 1917.
Transferred to No 4 ADSC, 27 September 1917; taken on strength, Rouen, 20 October 1917. On leave to Paris, 25 January 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 20 February 1918. Taken on strength, 4th Australian Division Motor Transport company, 12 March 1918. granted special leave to United Kingdom, 25 August-8 September 1919; rejoined unit, 12 September 1919. Admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance, 6 January 1919; discharged to duty, 17 January 1919 (no further details recorded). Marched out to United Kingdom for return to Australia, 17 March 1919. Reported Absent Without Leave, 5 April 1919; returned from AWL, 7 April 1919; found guilty of being absent without leave: awarded 2 days' Field Punishment No 2; forfeited a total of 5 days' pay.
Commenced return to Australia on board 'Borda', 9 December 1919; disembarked Capetown, 30 December 1919, for leave without pay (special family reasons) from 31 December to date prior to that of re-embarkation for Australia (about 7 days); re-embarked on HT 'Runic' 12 January 1920;disembarked Adelaide, 4 February 1920; discharged, 3 May 1920.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal