Grainger, John Henry (Jack)

John Henry ‘Jack’ Grainger

BORN HULL 1897. YOUNGEST SON OF JOHN HENRY & ADA AUGUSTA (HILLIER) OF 25 HUTT STREET, SPRING BANK, HULL (1911 CENSUS) & 602 WESTHOLME HOUSE, BEVERLEY HIGH ROAD, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). YOUNGEST OF SIX CHILDREN. EDUCATED AT HYMERS COLLEGE. EMPLOYED BY RISHWORH, INGLEBY & LOFTHOUSE, OF HULL. ENLISTED HULL IN THE “HULL COMMERCIALS”. LATER COMMISSIONED AS 2ND LIEUTENANT, IN THE 4TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. DIED 15/09/1918, AGED 19.
HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON THE HYMERS COLLEGE ROH. HE IS BURIED AT ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY, MIRAUMONT, SOMME. FRANCE. HIS GRAVE READS, “HE GAVE HIS LIFE FOR OTHERS”.

HIS BROTHER WAS ALSO WOUNDED A FEW WEEKS BEFORE.


First name:
JOHN HENRY
Rank:
2nd Lieutenant
Date Died
15/09/1916
Place died:
ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY, MIRAUMONT, SOMME. FRANCE
Age:
19
602 WESTHOLME HOUSE, BEVERLEY HIGH ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK