Date of birth:
Friday, 11 June 1897
Calgary, Alberta; Crediton, Devon, England
Date of immigration to Canada:
Saturday, 4 August 1928
Prior military experience:
World War I, served with the 4th Wessex Brigade, Royal Field Artillery 152nd Battalion as a driver
Approximate date arrived in Spain:
Trained with 2nd BN of Instruction, Co. 3 at Tarazona; Served in the John Brown Battery, 14 Battery, 2nd Group, Artillery, Gunner; Served on Extramadura and Toledo Fronts
Survived; Returned to Canada February 11, 1939, on the Duchess of Bedford; Died January 1982 in Calgary, AB.
Disciplinary record in Spain:
Served a 30-day confinement in June 1938 for insubordination to the Political Commissar, which he felt was unjustified.
RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 541; Momryk; Petrou; Ancestry.