Born Hull 1896. Son of Frederick Credland (1868-1918) and Ada Mathilda Pell (1868-1949), of 5 De Grey Terrace, Lorne Street, Hull. He worked in Patrington, as a Railway Signal Porter.
He enlisted at Hull on 29/08/1914, aged 18 years and 10 months. Joining the 6th East Yorkshire Pioneers. His army records, describe hime as 6 foot tall, 161 lbs weight, 36 inch chest, blue eyes, brown hair and Church of England religion. He trained at Beverley, and Belton Park Camp and Willey Camp, Hedon. Served in Egypt and was wounded at Gallipoli on 08/08/1915. Returned to England and posted to France on 08/07/1916. Promoted to Lance Sergeant, with the 9th York and Lancaster Regiment. Wounded at Poperinge. He died of wounds at No: 46 Casualty Clearing Station, on 10/06/1917, aged 21. He had served in the army for 2 years and 286 days. Unmarried. His army effects were left to his mother Ada. He left an older sister Lilian May, and younger sister, Alice, and younger, brother, John William Credland. His name was listed on the Kings Hall Church Roll of Honour and on the Lorne Street memorial as killed in action. His death was reported in the Hull Daily Mail, on 01/12/1917. He is pictured in the Hull daily Mail, on 27/08/1915 and 22/06/1917. *