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John was the son of David Magnus and Isabella Spence. He played for Bohemian Association Football Club, an amateur team that boys could join when they left school. John was killed in action on 9th April 1918 aged 24.
John is buried in the Beuvry Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission. The War Graves Photographic Project. The University of Durham Roll of Service 1914 – 1919. Durham University Gazette, Vol II, 1912-1929. North East War Memorials Project.
Sophie Anderton (Newcastle University) Ian Johnson (Newcastle University).
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