Rank: Deck Hand
Regiment: Royal Naval Reserves
Ship: HMS Drake
Wife: Mrs Elizabeth Jane Griffin (nee Boxhall Hemmings)
Brother-in-Law: Emmanuel Gasson
Address: 4 York Gardens, Hastings
Other Info: Drowned at sea on 28th January 1917. According to CWGC, John was serving aboard HM Trawler Jacamar when he died. HM Jacamar was sunk in a collision in the English Channel off of Folkestone.
John is remembered at Portsmouth Naval Memorial, on panel 27.
Published: August 1915 & March 1917
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