Born: 13 January 1894
Family: The sixth child of Thomas and Mary Mellor of Prees Wood, Prees, Shropshire. In 1913 he married Frances Annie Jones and was father to George, Leslie, Edith Lillian and Frederick Arthur.
Civilian Occupation: In 1911 he was employed as a farm hand; in 1939 he was a verger, caretaker and domestic gardener.
Died: On 6 February 1986 aged 92.
Regiment: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: R/4641
Date of Enlistment: 10 December 1915
Date of Discharge: 23 April 1919
Reason for Discharge: Invalided out
Other Information: He received a gunshot wound to the left thigh which ultimately led to his discharge from the service.