Born 1893 Flowerdale Tasmania the son of Ernest and Emily Margaret Upchurch (nee Muir) an engine driver he departed Melbourne 27th October 1915 on board “HMAT Ulysses” with the 26th Infantry Battalion.
He was serving with the 12th Battalion when he was killed in action 6th April 1917 in France and is commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.
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