was born in Harston, Cambridgeshire in 1889 to James and Sophia Auger. On the 1911 Census, he was living at Hill
Hall Gardens, Theydon Mount, Epping , Essex and working as a Domestic Gardener.
He was sharing the house with two other gardeners. He married Ellen Gertrude
Knights on 7 November 1914 in Lambeth. Their son Joseph Victor was born on 23
May 1915 in St Marylebone, London. They later moved to 26 Lamont Road, Chelsea,