Mentioned in Dispatches for service in France. L.G. 3rd June 1919.
A recruit, and direct entrant into the fledgling RFC on 10th August 1913.
As AM2 went to 4 Squadron in France on 12th August 1914. Promoted 1AM (Driver MT) 18th January 1915 an retained that rank and trade in April 1918 RF Muster Roll .