- Born: 1886, Abbotsbury, Dorset, England
- Died: 31 May 1916, Battle of Jutland, North Sea aged 30
- Buried: 31 May 1916, North Sea.
1901 Census: Civil Parish: Abbotsbury, Dorset, England.
John was a Petty Officer Stoker, with the Royal Navy, on board HMS Black Prince, when the ship went down at the Battle of Jutland....age 32.