Source: Casualty list.
This married labourer joined the 153rd Battalion on February 10, 1916, at Arthur, Ontario. He had served with the 30th Regiment for 4-years prior to his enlistment.
Leaving Halifax on April 28, 1917, he arrived at Liverpool on May 7, 1917. He was sent to Bramshott Camp and was transferred to the 4th Canadian Reserve Battalion. On March 28, 1918 he proceeded overseas to join his new unit, the 18th Battalion, for active duty. He arrived in the field on April 16, 1918.
He served with the Battalion until he was reported wounded and missing on August 8, 1918. He was later declared killed in action, though his body was never identified.