Contributed by: Robert Ward, on 2008-11-10
|Year of Birth||1895|
|Year of Death||1962|
|Regiment||East Yorkshire Regiment|
|Place of Wartime Residence||Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire|
Awarded the Military Medal for conspicuous gallantry in saving a wounded soldier's life by swimming across a canal under fire carrying him on his back, In his copy of the official regimental history he marked this as taking place during the battle of the River Lys on 11th April 1918.