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Sapper John Francis Toon

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  • 1991017 Sapper
  • John Francis Toon
  • 40 Bomb Disposal Platoon
  • Royal Engineers
Son of William and Sarah Elizebeth Thornton of Castleford, Yorkshire. Son of Joseph Henry and Anelia Gladys Toon of Birmingham: Husband of Joyce Eileen Toon of Stirchley, Birmingham. Died on the 20th November 1944. Aged 24. Buried at Florence War Cemetery. Grave V II. H. 18. Corporal A.J. Watkins also died at this incident. Details taken from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission web site.

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