|Age of Enlistment||26 years|
|School Attended||Guildford State School|
|Address History||53 Swan Street, Guildford, WA|
Devenish was one of 7 siblings born to Stephen Baldwin and Elizabeth Devenish. Two of his brothers were invoved in active military service . He married Muriel Lina Robins in 1918 age 17 years. Devenish applied for active service, however, was rejected from Blackboy Hill enlistment centre on medical grounds.