1901 Apr 18. Born Glasgow, Scotland
1911 census living with parents in Ayr
Medal Card in Kew
1918 Sep 19 Commissioned Midshipman
1919 Nov 22. Leaves London for Singapore. He is a "planter". But this does not work out.
1920 Nov 15. Joined ADRIC with service no 1039. Posted to I Coy. Mother at 20 Yew Gardens, Kelvinside, Glasgow.
1921 Jan 24 Permitted to resign
1921 Nov 29 He is a waiter on a ship. The ships he waited on can be found from the reference numbers.
1933 He still has a seaman's card as a Waiter
There is no death recorded in Scotland, so he either died at sea or in another country