Name appears on both Abbots Bromley and Blithfield War Memorials.
Born 1897 in Abbots Bromley to parents Joseph and Ruth.
Joined the 6th Battalion East Kent Regiment (The Buffs) late 1914 at the age of 17, obviously under age.
Killed in action Sunday 5th March 1916. Named on: Loos Memorial (Dud Corner Cemy) Addenda Panel France.