Born North Kelsey, Lincolnshire, 1880. Son of Joh and Louis Charles. He was a builder, Resided with his widowed father at 34 Wyndham Street, Hull (1911 Census).He enlisted inHull. Served with the 4th East Yorkshires. Killed at the Somme, on 10/09/1916, aged 35.
He is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing. He is recorded as Killed on the Norwood Street, Roll of Honour (HDM 27/10/1916)