was a labourer employed by Schultze Bros of Makirikiri living at 149 Willis
Street, Wellington when he enlisted, initially under the assumed named of William
John Brown as he was living with a Mr H Brown. He left New Zealand on 29 July 1916
and arrived in France on 29 September 1916. He served with the New Zealand
Rifle Brigade and died of wounds received whilst on active service at No. 1
N.Z. Field Ambulance.
(taken from New Zealand service records)