From Our Contribution
|Date of Birth||unknown Aug 1872|
|Place of Birth||Morrisons, Victoria|
|Place of Death||Williams, Western Australia|
|Age at Enlistment||43 years, 11 months|
5' 11" (1.80m) tall ; 153 lbs|
69.4 kg; fresh complexion ; blue eyes ; tan hair
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||River road, Kelmscott, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Wife , Mrs Grace Podger|
|Date of Enlistment||
10 Jul 1916 - 13 Oct 1916|
"10 Jul 1916 - 13 Oct 1916" contains more than three components required for a date interpretation.
|Unit/Formation||51st Battalion, 7th Reinforcements|
|Fate||Did not leave Australia|
Electoral Roll entries - 1910 -1914 with Grace at 160 Forrest street, East Fremantle, a carter; 1916 orchardist living in River road Kelmscott with wife Grace.
Enlisted shortly before news of his son Keith's death arrived. Initially identified for the 8th reinforcement draft for the 51st Battalion, he was later changed to the 7th draft before news of Keith's death arrived. Subsequently discharged on 13th October 1916 at his own request, having paid for kit issued to him.
1925 still with Grace in River road, Kelmscott.