Born Glasgow, 28/01/1880. A Newspaper Manager. Joined the Royal Navy Voluntary Reserved, on 20/03/1918. Worked in the Hydrophone Section. Resided in Carlisle. Discharged on 02/04/1919. Died on 03/08/1919, aged 39. He married at Hull in 1919. He left £894 in his Will, to his widow, Grace Sangster at 87 Ella Street, Hull (war Pension and Probate address).