Able Seaman.P/JX 126321 LTO. DSM (London Gazette 12 April 1940) January 1939 to March 1940? At 2nd Battle of Narvik. Boarded Altmark on his 30th birthday. Tasked with finding and guarding the main electrical switch. A German fired at his foot as he entered hatchway. He disabled the German by hitting over the head with the butt of the revolver he had been issued with. Retained the bullet splinter from his foot as a souvenir.