||John George McRoy
|Last Known Address
||128 Wayman Street, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland
Son of James and Rose McRoy.
Brother of James (See entry).
|Unit of Service
||21st Battalion Kings Royal Rifle Corps.
|Number and Rank
|Date & Place of Death
||Lijssenthoek Hospital, West Vlaanderen Belgium.
|Lijssenthoek Military Cemetary, West Vlaanderen Belgium.
|Lijssenthoek Military Cemetary, West Vlaanderen Belgium plot 15, row F, Grave 17. He is also remembered on the Venerable Bede Memorial Board along with his brother James. This board is in possession of the SAFN.
Details of any conflict, training exercise and operations which the deceased had participated in during service.
John fought on the Western Front.
He was awarded the the Victory and British War Medals.
Other general information. online links images etc.
John joined in 1915 in Newcastle upon Tyne. Prior to joining had been living at his sisters house at
128 Wayman Street and his parents live at 13 Wayman Street.
On enlistment he was recorded as being a hairdresser.
In the 1911 census he was 14 and recorded as being a driver. (horses and mules underground in coal mines).
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