Attended King Edward's School, St. Annes on Sea and the Hale Congregational Church.
Employed in his father's firm who was the principal of Messrs. F.S. Airey, Entwistle & Co, Mill Valuers and Auctioneers, Norfolk St, Manchester.
He had been at the front, where he shot down one enemy aircraft. He transferred to Dover to test new flying machines. On the 23rd he was having a final trial flight when he nosed dived and failed to recover.
Buried at St. Anne's Parish Churchyard, St. Anne's on Sea, Lancashire on Monday 26th November 1917