Son of Patrick and Agnes Reilly, of Queensbury; husband of Emily Reilly. John served in the Royal Army Ordnance Corps with the rank of Corporal. He died on 7th January 1943, aged 27.
John is buried at QUEENSBURY CEMETERY.
Born in 1915 John, also known as Jack, was the youngest of nine children. He married Emily Platts in 1937 and they had a son Kenneth, born 1942.
The 1939 England and Wales Register records John and Emily living at 12 Hillcrest, Queensbury, John was an electrical engineer and storekeeper and Emily a wool comber.