Born: 12 December 1885
Family: The first child of Joseph and Mary Ann Cliff of Heath Lane, Whitchurch, Shropshire. John married Alice Williams on the 3 February 1911 and together they had one son, John born 12 July 1923.
Civilian Occupation: At the age of 17 John was working as a Waggoner on a farm in Alkington.
Residence: Edgeley Cottages, Edgeley, Whitchurch. In 1939 he was the landlord of the Star public house in Watergate Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire.
Died: 21 August 1966 aged 81.
Regiment: Monmouthshire Regiment (formerly Royal Engineers)
Service Number: 4213 (previously 266580 and 360120)
Date of Enlistment: 10 December 1915
Date of Discharge: 27 September 1919
Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation