Winnipeg in June 1915. He went into the 61st Battalion then transferred to the
Canadian Cameron Highlanders before transferring again to the 73rd Bn when the opportunity
for overseas service came up. He became a bombing instructor (hand grenades)
and joined the battalion on 12th October 1916. He was promoted to Sergeant on 4th June 1915.
He was appointed as a temporary Captain on 25th August 1916.
He sailed from Montreal on board the SS Metagarma on the 11th September 1916.
summer of 1916 he married Kathleen Stoneham in Eltham, Kent.
He died of wounds
on 26th Nov 1916 in the No1 Red Cross Hospital at Le Touquet. He had contracted
septicemia from multiple shrapnel wounds and a fractured humorous.