He was a Bandsman with the 2nd Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby), who was killed in action in France on 20th September 1914. His military number was 1045.
The Bromley & Kentish Times reported that he had spent 6.5 years in India and was at home on a 6 months furlough when he was called up to rejoin the regiment. He lived on Recreation Road, Shortlands. (27th Nov 1914, pg 7).
He was later commemorated at the memorial service at Bromley Parish Church the following year (Bromley & Kentish Times, 9th Jul 1915, pg 3)[source: Military Ancestors]