PM minister, born in Maidenhead. He trained at Hartley Collegeand was an Army chaplain in France and Flanders throughout World War I. (His account of those years was published in 1917 as Khaki Vignettes.) His advocacy of overseas missions led him to serve as chairman of the 'Western Committee' and he was also a member of the Faith and Order Committee. He was editor of the *Methodist Leader 1930-1933 and co-editor of the Methodist Times and Leader1933-1937. In addition to his articles in the Methodist Recorder his, books included plays, devotional works and poetry. He died on 6 July 1961.