Ordinary Seaman. P/JX 237049. Joined RN at COLLINGWOOD January 1941. Joined COSSACK July 1941 (At BISMARCK action) (Survivor discharged to HMS Victory taking passage in HMS Rodney).Went to EXCELLENT for training then joined QUORN as an Able Seaman (3). Also served on MAGPIE and EXMOOR before leaving the RN in January 1946. Worked in a local paper mill followed by a fruit and veg shop. This was followed by combined fruit and veg shop and a wet fish shop. Later ventures saw him in a fish and chip shop and a mobile fish and chip van working both sides of the Medway. Died 26 December 2005 age 90.