Project Description

1st Bn East Lancashire Regiment

Killed in action 4/1/1917 aged 20 and buried in Cement House Cemetery, West Vlaanderen, Belgium

Born Cosham in 1897, son of John and Beatrice, brother of Walter and Ellen. In 1901 the family were living at 65 Cross St, Portsea and his father was working as a carpenter and joiner, by 1911 the family had moved to 9 South Brighton St, Southsea and his father was working as a carpenter in the furniture trade.