Born Port Melbourne the son of Amelia Janet Maher a 21 year old Commercial Traveller he enlisted Hobart Tasmania he embarked Melbourne 21st November 1917 on board “HMAT Nestor” with the 24th Infantry Battalion.
He died 23rd May 1918 at the 20th General Hospital from gunshot wounds to the lower jaw and left leg (gas grangrene) and was buried in the Etaples Military Cemetery, Etaples, Nord Pas de Calais, France
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