The information displayed here is at the time of death.
John was the son of Henry and Mary Lee Poulton. He had four sisters; Elsie, Ethel, Nora and Doris.
He attended Armstrong College between 1909 and 1912, gaining a BSc. in June 1912.
John died of his wounds on 16th August 1916 during the Battle of the Somme.
John is buried in Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe, France.
UK Census registers, National Archives (available via Ancestry.co.uk)
UK Military Service Records, National Archives (available via Ancestry.co.uk)
Newcastle University Archives (Roll of Service, Armstrong College Calendars, The Northerner Student Magazine)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
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