John Fullwood Private 300996 - 1st Bn. North Stafford Regiment. Died at home on Tuesday 3rd June 1919, age 35. Buried in Gnosall (St.Lawrence) Churchyard. Row 19 plot No 22 John Fullwood was born between 1886 and 1889 at Newport according to his census returns, to Mrs Annie Fullwood; father not traced. In 1901, aged 15, he was working as a servant (stockman) for farmer George Liversage at The Hollies. In 1911, living as a boarder on Gnosall High Street with widow Harriet Evans from Eccleshall, and working as “cowman on farm” aged 24. The 1 st  Battalion, North Stafford Regiment is given as his regiment by the CWGC burial records, but his medal card shows Staffordshire Yeomanry (Queen's Own Royal Regiment) 3903, Corps of Hussars, 300996. He received the Silver War Badge (SWB CY/463) issued to service personnel honourably discharged owing to wounds or sickness, as well as the Victory and British medals. He died at Stafford General Infirmary on 3rd June 1919, age 33. The Gnosall burial records show that he was given a military funeral and he was buried in Gnosall Cemetery (St. Lawrence) Churchyard, 19-22. The official record states “Son of Mrs Annie Fullwood”. Her address is given as Taintree House, Audlem, near Crewe. (This had been previously been the Manor House but became a school in the late 19 th  century and it was occupied by artist Sir Hamilton Hay in 1911.)