|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|
|Age at embarkation||27|
|Next of kin||Sister, Mrs H Pollock, 35 Wright Street, Wellington|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years in3rd Company, NZ Garrison Artillery (Volunteers); left the country; not serving in any military unit at time of NZEF enlistment. Previously discharged prior to embarkation as medically unfit.|
|Place of enlistment||Trentham|
|Rank on embarkation||Lance Corporal|
|Unit name||New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1915, 3rd Reinforcements of 1st Battalion, E Company|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Wellington on board HMNZT 38 Tahiti on
|Final unit||No 2 New Zealand (Area) Employment Company|
|Fate||Commenced return to New Zealand
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Wellington, 8 January 1916; disembarked Suez, 8 February 1916.
Transferred to 2nd Bn, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, Moascar, 10 March 1916, and reverted to the ranks.
Embarked to join the British Expeditionary Force, France, 7 April 1916.
Admitted to 23rd General Hospital, Etaples, 20 May 1916 (inflamed cervical glands of neck); transferred to England, 25 May 1916, and admitted to Graylingwell War Hospital, Chichester, 26 May 1916; transferred to NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 7 July 1916.
Detailed On Command to NZ Base Post Office, London, 30 November 1916.
Found guilty, District Court Martial, Hazebrouck, 14 December 1916, of four charges of misdirecting postal packets to persons not eligible to receive them: sentenced to 1 year's imprisonment with hard labour; sentence commuted to 6 months' detention.
Attached to strength of Base Depot, Etaples, 9 January 1917.
Marched out to NZ Area Employment Company, in the field, 16 August 1917. Attached to NZ Stationary Hospital, 19 August 1917.
Found guilty, 18 September 1917, of when on Active Service failing to comply with a lawful order in that when ordered to join a fatigue party failed to do so: awarded forfeiture of 14 days' pay (gross).
Marched out to England, 23 September1917.
Classified as 'unfit' by Medical Board, 12 January 1918.
Commenced return to New Zealand from Liverpool on board HT 'Willochra', 1 February 1918; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service: flat feet), 15 April 1918.
War service: 2 years 179 days (of which 2 years 70 days were abroad)Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||70|
|Sources||Nominal Roll Vol. 2: Roll 16, p. 2
Archives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 7819824