1886 Aug 26. Born Londonderry
1901 census at Rosemount Terrace , Londonderry
1904 to 1906 Railway Clerk in Londonderry
1910 census at Gunner No 1 Mountain Battery Royal Garr Arty, at Rawalpindi, India
1914 Assistant Collector of Customs in Calcutta
1914 Nov 28 Landed first in a War Zone (Asia) At this stage Bombardier in RGA 24584. His RAF record gives home address as The Quay, Baronet St, Londonderry, and his father as P Ellis.
1918 May 28. To Egypt from India
1918 Oct 3. Commissioned 2nd Lt
1919 Feb 1. Posted from Port Said to UK
1920 Apr 3. Promoted Flying Officer from Pilot Officer.
1920 Jun 23. Places on RAF retired list.
1920 Nov 8. Joined ADRIC with service no 976. Posted to H Coy
1921 Nov 24 Promoted Section Leader
1922 Jan 13 Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC
1925 Oct 1. Arrives UK from Bombay his address is c/o Gossage & Sons, Widnes. He is RAF retired and living in India