Able Seaman. PJX137940. January 1939 to March 1940?Commissioned Cossack brand new and soaking wet, the cleaning ladies had just finished! Manned Y Turret. One of the first to board Altmark. He recalls an incident where he was standing over the Altmark crew, carrying a rifle with a bayonet attached, a crew member opened a door which was booby trapped and a bullet went through his arm. Had it not been for a German doctor on board the Altmark the crew member could have died.Born 26 December 1916. Married Kathleen. Children Tina and Nicholas. Lived in Devon for 24 years after leaving Aldershot where he owned a builders merchants – Jack Jacksons. Other ships – FAULKNOR 36/37, CAMITOAble Seaman. PJX137940. January 1939 to March 1940?