1899 Oct/Dec. Born Wonastow, Monmouthshire
1901 census at Wonastow School, Monmouthshire where his mother is the teacher. His father does not appear in either census. He is probably in RN or MMR
1911 census at Withycombe, Carhampton, Somerset
1918 May 18. Commissioned Midshipman.
Naval Service Record
1920 Oct 20. Joined ADRIC with service no 798. Posted to I Coy. His entry notes "hydrophones"
1920 Nov 2 Car crash in Dublin
He was fined £2 by Coy Commander at some point.
1921 Feb 24 Admitted Stevens Hospital
1922 Jan 17. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC
1922 Mar 25. Arrived in Canada from UK