The 1911 census shows Bernard attending Uppingham School in Rutland, as a boarder and later he attended Manchester University.
His theatre of war the Western Front and was promoted in November 1916 to the rank of Second Lieutenant in the Cheshire Regiment. He was killed in action by a gas shell on 22nd January 1917 aged 23.
In 1944 Maude married the recently widowed Reverend Hudson Shaw whom she has loved for more than 40 years. He was then 85 years and sadly dies 2 months later.
British War Medal
Bernard is buried at Berks Cemetery Extension, Hainaut, Belgium