1881 – Born on the 9th of February in London.
1904 – He entered the Colonial Service and served in Kenya.
1910 – He married Edith Juliet Mary Adams.
1930 – He became the Chief Secretary of Northern Rhodesia.
1934 – He served as the Chief Secretary of Gold Coast.
1935 – He became the Governor and Commander-in-Chief of British Guiana.
1937 – He became the Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Hong Kong.
1948 – He died on the 27th of October.