Pte 1836 1/4 Y & L. He had a history of bad behaviour in T.A. before the War. He was called up, but deserted, spent time in detention, had a string of convictions for ‘Absent Without Leave’. Received GSW to leg in 1915, GSW to right of face & head (severe) in 1916. GSW (minor) to leg & calf in 1918. b 1892 Sheffield. 1911C a Sheffield collier. Brother of John William below. Their mother was Mary Jane Richmond, b 1864 at Hathersage, 1871C living in Cabbage Row, Hathersage. Her husband Frederick Yates, died 1904 and she remarried Mark Darling 1908. 1911C living in Sheffield.