John listed as working on a milk cattle farm probably at Blenheim.
In 1911 he is listed as an oddman domestic working on the Basing Estate for Lord Curzon.
Regiment: 7th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles
Formerly 10872 17th Lancers. Enlisted at Basingstoke.
Killed in action 16th August 1917 aged 34 at the Battle of Ypres.
Commonwealth War Grave/Memorial Tyne Cot memorial panel 138-140 and 162/162A/163A
Total identified casualties 35000
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Researched by: Isabel Wheeler
Ancestry, 'Photos credit of CWGC'. Commonwealth War Grave Commission, Memorial photograph copyright Joanne Onions, Local collection, Woodstock (Parish magazine) Oxfordshire County Museum, Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock,
Local Historian Patricia Crutch.