Awarded 2nd Class Physical Training Cert. at Aldershot 30,4,13 , Lance Corpl. 1st Battalion. Promoted Corporal. 08 August 1913. , Corporal awarded Instructors Certificate for Physical Training 1st Battalion. 15 December 1913 , Posted to 3rd Batt. for tour of duty, 06 April 1914 , 3rd Battalion. Musketry Classification 1st Class shot G Coy June 1914. (Acting WOI) , 3rd Battalion Qualified at the Vickers Maxim machine gun course Strensall 02 February 1915 Snapper March 1915
1st Battalion. East Yorkshire Regiment
Killed in Action
Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial panel 47,47,163a Zonnebeke West Vlaanderen Belgium
Next of Kin
Son of late Walter & Emma Houlbrook of Batley. Husband of Elizabeth Ellen Houlbrook of Ystumtuen Ponterwyd Aberystwyth.