John Martin Harry England England Scotland

Biography of John Martin Harry England

Lance Corporal John Martin Harry England was born in London and matriculated to study Engineering at the University in 1942. He enlisted in the Scots Guards on 10 May the following year.

England was serving with "S" Company of the Scots Guards, attached to the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards, when he was killed in action at Monte Piccolo in Italy on 28 May 1944. His brother and fellow University alumnus, Denys England, was also killed in the war.


John Martin Harry England
Died 28 May 1944.
GU Degree: Science and Engineering, 1942-43;
University Link: Student
Father's Details: Charles England; Civil servant
War Service: Lance-Corporal, Scots Guards
Grave / Memorial: Cassino War Cemetery, Italy
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Record last updated: 26th Feb 2013

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England England
Place of Birth

Scotland Scotland, Glasgow, Glasgow

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WWII Roll of Honour