Born Glasgow, 1867. Husband of Emma McLean and 5 children at 9 Spring Terrace Waterloo Street Hull (1911 Census) and 7 Herbert’s Avenue, Balfour Street, Hull (Pension Address). A former Hull Dock Labourer. He served in the Royal Naval Reserve, H.M. Trawler “Jay.” . Lost at sea through enemy action, on 11/08/1917, aged 50.