Served with: 2nd battalion, The Royal Welsh Fusiliers Died: 28th November 1917 Burial Ground / Memorial: ZONNEBEKE, WEST VLAANDEREN BELGIUM

Was born in Melling and lived in Melling Rock’s along with his parents Clara and Richard Glover and his three siblings. However after the 1911 census his father had died and his mother re-married taking the name ‘Merril’ John died on the 28th November 1917 during the 3rd battle of “Ypres” which is known as the battle of Paschendael and his remains were never found. Consequently his name is recorded on the Tyne Cot Memorial to the Missing at Tyne Cot cemetery, ZONNEBEKE, WEST VLAANDEREN BELGIUM. His age was 19 years of age and his address is given as 31 New Street St Helen’s Lancashire. His name is honoured in St Thomas’s Church Melling and St Helens