L/8941 Gunner John Willetts.

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"C" Battery, 34th Brigade, R.F.A.

Awarded the M.M. in the London Gazette of 17 May 1919.

Willetts was a native of Burnley, Lancashire.

The Burnley The Burnley Express of 3 May 1919 reported, EIGHT HEROES RECEIVE THEIR MEDALS, amongst whom was L/8941 Gunner John Willetts of the Royal Field Artillery. Willetts lived at 1, Guy Street, Burnley. The report goes on to say that willetts and four others were buried when a shell exploded near them, they would have all perished but for the action of their officer.