Born ireland, 1878. Husband of Rose Rowan, of 23, Christopher street, Hull (Army Address) and 8, Walters Terrace, Waterloo Street, Hull (War Pension address). A labourer. Described as 5 foot, 2.5 inch tall, 136 lbs weight, 37-39 inch chest, Grey eyes, Black hair, scar over right thumb, Roman Catholic religion, “Steady worker and reliable”..
He enlisted at Hull, on 04/09/1915. Served as Private in the 17th Cameronian Scottish Rifles. Discharged at Hamilton, on 27/08/1918, after 2 years and 350 days service. Awarded Silver Badge (No: 482568). Died on 15/08/1921, aged 43.