Naval Record

Description on entering the Royal Navy
Height 5ft 8.75, Hair Brown ,Eyes Grey
Complexion Fresh Scar below left eye.
Joined Royal Navy   30th August 1910
Ord Seaman.             30th August 1910


H.M.S. Vivid
30th August 1910 - 21st October 1910


H.M.S. King Alfred
22nd October 1910 - 14th December 1910


H.M.S. Queen
15th December 1910 - 14th May 1912


Able Seaman             10th May 1912


H.M.S. Vivid
15th May 1912 - 4th June 1912


H.M.S. Donegal
5th June 1912 - 21st December 1914


H.M.S. Vivid
22nd December 1913 - 1st May 1914


H.M.S. Blake
2nd May 1914 - 23rd July 1915


H.M.S. Vivid
12th April 1915 - 23rd October 1915


H.M.S. Temeraire
24th October 1915 - 26th June 1917


Battle of Jutland

Leading Seaman       1st June 1917

H.M.S.Vivid 
27th June 1917 - 15th August 1917


H.M.S. Sachem
16th August 1917 - 31st December 1917


H.M.S. Vivid
1st January 1918 - 8th April 1918


H.M.S. Tarpon
9th April 1918 - 30th June 1918


H.M.S Leander
31st June 1918 - 24th February 1919


Demobilised       24th February 1919


Joined Royal Fleet Reserve
25th February 1919


H.M.S. Vivid
26th July 1920 - 25th January 1921


H.M.S. Delhi
26th January 1921 - 29th October 1924


World Cruise of Special Services Squadron

Petty Officer           26th April 1924


H.M.S. Vivid
30th October 1924 - 3rd February 1925


H.M.S. Impregnable
4th February 1925 - 3rd September 1926


H.M.S. Vivid
4th September 1926 - 14th September 1926


H.M.S. Carysfort
15th September 1926 - 3rd November 1926

H.M.S . Tamar    ( Hong Kong )
4th November 1926 - 11th January 1929


H.M.S. Concord
12th January 1929 - 12th April 1929


H.M.S. Vivid
13th April 1929 - 15th May 1929


H.M.S. Rodney
16th May 1929 - 11th May 1932


Invergorden Mutiny

H.M.S Vivid
12th May 1932 - 27th December 1932


H.M.S. Diamond
28th December 1932 - 18th August 1933


H.M.S. Vivid
19th August 1933 - 26th September 1933


H.M.S. Defience
27th September 1933 - 10th November 1933

H.M.S. Vivid
11th November 1993 - 27th June 1934


Pensioned      27th June 1934


Rejoined       16th October 1935


H.M.S. Drake
16th October 1935 - 1st November 1935


H.M.S. Osprey
2nd November 1935 - 15th November 1936

Discharged Shore    15th November 1936


Mobilised      29th September 1938


H.M.S. Drake
29th September 1938 - 14th April 1940


H.M.S. Raleigh
15th April 1940 - 4th September 1940

Physically unfit for Naval service
4th September 1940

Awarded
1914 -1918 Star. British War and Victory Medals.
Long Service and Good Conduct Medal
11th June 1927