Stoker 2nd Class P/KX 137253 HMS Dorsetshire Royal Navy
Died 5 April 1942 aged 18
Remembered on Ash War Memorial
Remembered on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial
Remembered on the Memorial to the Men of Ash Vale in St Mary’s Church
John was the son of Robert John Thomas and Annie Elizabeth Robinson of Ash Vale.
Robert John Thomas and Annie Elizabeth Robinson are recorded as living at 7 New Road, Ash Vale in the 1939 electoral register; and Mrs Robinson lived at 7 New Road when she wrote to Ash Parish Council in response to the notice in the Aldershot News about the war memorial.