Born in Neatishead 28th December 1892 to Martha Allcock. Aged 21y he joined the Royal Navy and served as a stoker, 1st class, on a number of ships including HMS Pembroke II and HMS Sentinel until 1925.
Details on the Memorial Plaque: Stoker 1st Class HMS Dolphin – Survived
Military service: Royal Navy
Service no: L/10792 & K21563
Lifespan: 1892 –