He was a mechanic, born on 4th May 1909. He survived the war but was involved in a road accident at Six Mile Bottom near Cambridge on the main road from Newmarket to Cambridge in mysterious circumstances on 8th November 1946. The lorry involved disappeared shortly afterwards. He died in Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge the next morning. No inquest was held but witness statements were taken and sent to Group Headquarters. He is buried in Cambridge.