Born in the parish of St. Nicholas, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, c.1831.
Enlisted at York on the 29th of August 1854.
Height: 5' 7".
Joined the regiment in the Crimea on the 29th of July 1855.
From Private to Corporal: 12th of November 1855.
Reduced to Private by a Regimental Court-martial on the 2nd of January 1856:
"Deserted" from Scutari on the 8th of January 1856.
Rejoined the regiment in England on the 12th of January 1857. and on being tried by Court-martial at Cahir on the 19th of January for "Desertion and losing his necessaries", was sentenced to 112 days' imprisonment with hard labour.
Discharged, "as a bad character", from Aldershot on the 12th of June 1864.
Entitled to the Crimean medal with clasp for Sebastopol and the Turkish medal.
Lummis and Wynn state: "Name not on medal roll".