Born: 3rd April 1897, Valletta, Malta.
Died: 24th November 1939; age: 42.
Rank: Leading Steward; Service Number: E/LX 20820.
Regiment: Royal Navy, H.M.S. ‘Gipsy.’
HMS Gipsy struck a magnetic mine off Harwich amidships outside the harbour. Thirty of her crew, including the captain, were killed. The 115 survivors were rescued.