Born in 1892 lived with parents Ralph, a farm labourer and mother Rebecca, brothers Stanley, Francis and Henry (Harry) and sisters Kate, Eva and Connie, at 60 High St, Barkway near Royston.
The 1901 census search confirms parents’ names and they were then living in Barkway. On the 1911 census he was an unemployed groom. Later the family moved to Stanstead Abbotts and lived at 26 South Street.
Born and resident of Barkway Enlisted Hertford.