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John Thomas Haines

Biography of Private John Tom Haines, (29977)
7th Yorkshire Regiment
Formerly 39944 – Notts and Derby Regiment
Died 8th February 1917

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John Tom Haines

Date of birth:

Place of Birth:
Spalding, Lincolnshire, England

Date of Birth registration:
Jul – Sept 1883

Place of Birth Registration:
Spalding, Lincolnshire, England



No marriage for John has been found and because of his age we can assume that he never had the opportunity to marry.


Father’s Name:
John William Haines

Father’s DOB:

Father’s Place of Birth:
Holbeach, Lincolnshire, England

Father’s Occupation:
Farm Labourer

Mother’s Name:
Step-Mother Susannah Jane Blood

Mother’s DOB: Step-Mother

Mothers POB: Step-Mother
Crowland, Lincolnshire, England

Mother’s Occupation:

Their Marriage: To Step-Mother
31 March 1890 Peterborough District

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)
John Tom Haines, 1883, Spalding
George William Haines, 1884, Spalding
Dorothy Mary Haines, 1896, Crowland

1891 Census:
John is living with his father and step-mother in Holbeach, Lincolnshire

1901 Census:
John is living with the Tiplar family in Bourne, Lincolnshire

1911 Census:
John is living with his father and step-mother in Dyke, Lincolnshire.

Relatives in services:

Newspaper Mentions

Military Records

Attestation Papers:
None found

WW1 Soldier’s Records:
None found

Soldier’s Died In The Great War:
These records show that John Thomas Haines, 29977, 7th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment (Alexandra, Princes of Wales’ Own)was killed in action on 8th February 1917 in the Western European Theatre in France and Flanders..

Pension Records:
Not yet available

Medal Card Index:

John’s medal card index states that he was eligible for the following medals:-
The British Medal
The Victory Medal

UK:Bourne, Roll of Honour in Bourne Abbey Church
Bourne War Memorial in the Memorial Gardens

Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
In memory of Private John Thomas Haines, 29977, 7th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment who died on 8 February 1917 Age 34
Son of Mr T W Haines of Dyke, Bourne, Lincs
Remembered with honour, Thiepval Memorial.

More information:

Military Service Timeline:

This is ongoing research and will be posted when completed.