1896 Sep 20. Born Liverpool Lancashire
1901 census at 199, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool
1911 census 49 Clifton Road Anfield Liverpool
1918 Jan 18 Commissioned Sub Lt in RNR
1919 Jan/Mar Married in Cranbrook, Kent to Evelyn Shoobridge
1920 Apr 14. Arrives USA on the crew of a British merchant ship. He is a rating, rather than an officer.
1921 Oct 18. Joined ADRIC with service no 777. Posted L Coy
1921 Apr 2 .Posted to Q Coy
1921 May 12. Resignation accepted from ADRIC by Commandant
1922 Jan 3. He goes back to being a seaman and one can follow his complete shipping career. The numbers can be used to relate to the ships he served on. He appears to have been an AB, as that is what he is shown at on the odd USA arrival documents that I have seen.
1929 Apr 30. Returned to UK as one of a number of "distressed British seamen"
1935 Jan/Mar Married in in Bootle, Lancs to Rubina C Grainger
1937 Aug 16 Again returned from Buenos Aires as a "distressed British seamen"
1941 Jul/Sep died Northwich, Cheshire aged 44