Attested 18 November 1912 with the E Coy 4th Battalion at Londesborough Street Barracks Hull – Embodied 5 August 1914 – Medal Index Card Entered Boulogne France 17 April 1915 with 1/4th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment – 4th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment appointed paid Lance Corporal 12 August 1915 – Reported killed Buried at I. 24. b. 2. 7 16 January 1916 (War Diary) – Photo and Write up January 1916 Hull Daily News – Photo and Write up 29 January 1916 Hull Weekly News – Effects to mother and sole legatee Florence Lucy – Commemorated East Yorkshire Regiment War Memorial Beverley Minster East Yorkshire
1/4th Battalion A Coy East Yorkshire Regiment
Died of Wounds
Commemorated on panel 21 and 31 the Menin gate Ypres Memorial Ieper Belgium.
Next of Kin
147 Woodcock Street Hull
16 January 1916