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Crewe,
John lived at 32 Portland Street,Daybrook he was born and educated in Crewe.In the 1901 census we find him living on Portland Street, with the Fisher family as a boarder, he is shown as 24 years of age, single and a bricklayers labourer he eventually worked for Home Brewery in the buildings department, .He leaves a widow and two boys.
He was employed in the offices of the Home brewery on Mansfield Road,Daybrook
03 Oct 1918
469224 - CWGC Website
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Private
1st Bn Northumberland Fusiliers
He enlisted at Derby in 1916 and was posted to the mounted military foot police service number P/8280 but eventually was transferred to the 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers and went to France in April 1918.He was wounded in action and taken to hospital in Rouen,France where he died from his wounds on 3rd October 1918
He is buried at Mount Huon Cemetery, Le Treport,France.
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