Enlisted with rank of private, New Zealand Medical Corps, Nelson, 7 December 1916; Marched in and posted to 25th Reinforcements, Trentham Camp, Upper Hutt, 8 January 1917. Transferred to Featherston Detail, New Zealand Medical Corps, Featherston Camp, Wairarapa, 2 March 1917. Admitted to camp hospital, 18 March 1917 (influenza); discharged from camp hospital, 22 March 1917. Transferred to Awapuni Camp, Palmerston North, 2 April 1917. Proceeded overseas from Wellington with 25th Reinforcements on board HMNZT 'Tofua', 26 April 1917.
Disembarked Devonport, England, marched in to Sling Camp and taken on strength New Zealand Medical Corps Reserve Group, 20 July 1917.
Marched in and taken on strength, No 1 New Zealand General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 30 August 1917.
Admitted to No 1 New Zealand General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 3 September 1917 (measles); discharged to sick leave, 27 September 1917.
Admitted to No 1 New Zealand General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 13 November 1917 (measles); discharged and returned to duty, 4 December 1917.
Struck off strength from No 1 New Zealand General Hospital, Brockenhurst, and marched in to New Zealand Medical Corps Replacement Depot, Ewshott, 9 January 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 28 February 1918; disembarked and marched in to New Zealand Infantry and General Base Depot, Etaples, France, 2 March 1918.
Joined New Zealand Division in the field and posted to No 3 New Zealand Field Ambulance, 9 March 1918.
Wounded in action, admitted to No 3 New Zealand Field Ambulance and transferred to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station, 4 November 1918 (gun shot wound, left forearm); transferred to No 1 South African General Hospital, Abbeville, 6 November 1918; evacuated to England on board hospital ship, 9 November 1918; admitted to No 1 New Zealand General Hospital, Brockenhurst, England, 11 November 1918.
Commenced return to New Zealand from Southampton, England, on board HMNZHS 'Marama', 19 December 1918.
Disembarked in Lyttleton, New Zealand, and proceeded to Nelson for 28 days' treatment as a hospital outpatient, 30 January 1919.
Discharged as permanently unfit for war service on account of wounds received in action, Nelson, 11 March 1919.
Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): Wakefield AWMM