5th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.
Awarded the D.S.O. in the London Gazette of 14 January 1916. Mentioned in Despatches in the London Gazette of 1 January 1916 and 4 January 1917. Born 1880. Educated at Birmingham University. Married in 1906 to Annie youngest daughter of Caleb Thornber. Served in South Africa with the 3rd Volunteer Active Service Company of the King's Own Royal (Lancaster) Regiment and received the QSA with 2 bars - Transvaal and South Africa 1902.