He was a Bandsman with the 2nd Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby), who was killed in action in France on 20th September 1914. His military number was 1045.
The Bromley & Kentish Times reported that he had spent 6.5 years in India and was at home on a 6 months furlough when he was called up to re-join the regiment. He lived on Recreation Road, Shortlands.
He was later commemorated at the memorial service at Bromley Parish Church the following year.
Killed in Action – Bromley & Kentish Times, 27th November 1914 (page 7)
Commemorated – Bromley & Kentish Times, 9th July 1915 (page 3)