Son of Trevor and Annie, he had eight siblings:
|Thomas (b. 1878)||Trevor (b. 1881)|
|Harry (b. 1882)||Roland (b. 1887)|
|Mary (b. 1889)||Clare Emma (b. 1893)|
|Howard (b. 1895)||Harold (b. 1899)|
In 1891 (aged 6) he was a scholar at Worlds Ford, Synerscote. By 1901 he was a Labourer at a paper mill.
He joined 64 Company Royal Garrison Artillary around 1910 where he was a sergeant major according to the scroll in the church. He saw service in Arabia, Cyprus and Gibralta
He was awarded the British War Medal, Victory Medal and the DCA* MM (1918).
*Should this be DCM?
He died at Cheadle, Staffs
Researched by Malcolm Phillips. Ref: MP WW1 PIS 10
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