Born In Barbados, son of Army Soldier who toured with Family Brought up in Tuebrook Joins 4th Btn Liverpool Kings Regt Awarded MM in July 1917 Marries Bootle girl Edith Chapman in Sept 1917 in Birkenhead Killed in Action on Hindenburg Line Eleven weeks later Dec 1917 Grave at Tyne Cot
Tracing Ancestry of my Wife’s Grandad that she never knew has revealed a remarkable sad story.
Joined the 4th Btn Territorial Force of the Liverpool King’s Regt in 1908, he was a PT Instructor and was later awarded MM for presumed action at Paschendaele. When a Corporal rose to CQMS in rank. Samuel married, and had 10 children.