The information displayed here is at the time of death.
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.
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)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Sophie Anderton, Ian Johnson
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