Born: 26th December 1913, Great Stanmore, Middlesex.
Baptised: 8th March 1914, at St. John the Evangelist, Great Stanmore, Harrow, Middlesex. Parents – Annie Violet & Samuel George Grimley – a Chauffeur.
Died: 30th April 1941; Age: 27; of Cachexia, Cerebral Abscess and right side Hemiplegia, at St. Bartholomew’s Hill End Hospital, St. Albans, Hertfordshire.
Residence: 62, Windsor Road, Ipswich.
Employed as a Representative – Wholesales Grocers.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 5832625.
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment – Infantry.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Samuel George & Anne Grimley of 105, Westholme Road, Ipswich; husband of Ivy Doris Grimley, of Washbrook, Suffolk.
Father: Samuel George Grimley, born December 1877, Hill Ridware, Staffordshire. An Internal Combustion Engine Fitter.
Mother: Annie Violet Grimley (nee Brunger), born August 1892, Wittersham, Kent.
In 1936, Ipswich, John married Ivy Doris Clarke, born October 1913, Ipswich.
They had 1 daughter.
ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939.
John was a Buyer’s Assistant. He and Ivy were living at 62, Windsor Road, Ipswich.
Probate to Ivy Doris Grimley – widow.
John is also remembered on the war memorial at Copdock & Washbrook Memorial, Suffolk.