Background : At enlistment : single. Blue eyes, brown hair. No previous military experience.
11/06/1940 Taken on strength Recruit Reception Depot Caulfield, Victoria.
19/06/1940 Transferred from Recruit Reception Depot to No.6 A.I.F. Depot.
17/09/1940 Admitted Camp Dressing Station Dandenong, Victoria with influenza.
19/09/1940 Transferred to Australian Army Medical Corps detached to Camp Dressing Station Royal Park, Victoria.
27/09/1940 Transferred from 3 Engineering Training Depot Seymour, Victoria to 2/2 Pioneer Training Battalion Hamilton, Victoria.
09/10/1940 Transferred from 2/2 Pioneer Training Battalion Hamilton, Victoria to 2/2 Pioneer Battalion Puckapunyal, Seymour, Victoria.
09/10/1940 Posted to 2/2 Pioneer Battalion.
10/11/1940 Appointed Group II Spec. Cook 1st Reinforcements.
07/04/1941 Embarked Sydney, New South Wales on H.M.S. Queen Mary (H.M.T. N.N.).
03/05/1941 Disembarked Middle East.
12/06/1941 Transferred from 2/2 Pioneer Battalion to Pioneer Training Battalion.
12/06/1941 Marched into Pioneer Training Battalion.
14/08/1941 Marched out to 2/2 Pioneer Battalion.
15/08/1941 Taken on strength 2/2 Pioneer Battalion from Pioneer Training Battalion.
10/11/1941 Grading of A / Group II Cook confirmed.
10/11/1941 Evacuated to 2/1 Field Ambulance Main Dressing Station with Pyrexia of Unknown Origin (P.U.O.) and transferred to X list.
16/11/1941 Discharged from 2/1 Field Ambulance Main Dressing Station and returned to unit.
17/11/1941 Rejoined 2/2 Pioneer Battalion and struck off X list.
13/12/1941 Relinquished Group II Cook.
03/01/1942 Embarked Middle East on S.S. Orcades.
18/02/1942 Disembarked Batavia, Java.
07/03/1942 Reported missing in action, Java and transferred to X list.
28/04/1942 Reported missing in action.
01/10/1942 Reported missing in action believed prisoner of war.
04/11/1943 Reported interned in Borneo prisoner of war camp.
22/02/1945 Died while in prisoner of war camp Ranau, Borneo.