Born in 1893 in St. Mellons, Wales, the 1911 census shows him living in 1911 at the
house of Anne Amelia Jones, in East Haddon, where he was a servant.
He joined the 1st Battalion, the Northamptonshire Regiment, and died in France on
11th April, 1917.
His grave is in the Duisans British Cemetery at Etrun, Pas de Calais, France, alongside
over 3,000 other British and Commonwealth soldiers. Most of the graves relate to
the Battles of Arras which began on 9th April 1917, Easter Sunday that year, and
the trench warfare that followed. There are also 88 German war graves in this cemetery.