John, born in 1886, was a plumber by trade. He served with the Royal Engineers for three and a half years until his demob in 1918. He spent time serving in Salonika, Romania and other parts of the Near East. He married Sarah Ethel Henshaw in 1934. For many years John and Sarah lived at East View, Crich.
Medal Index Record
He was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.
Derbyshire Courier 19 October 1919
Sapper John Greenhough, of Crich, has been demobilised after over 3½ years service with the Royal Engineers, He has been in Salonica, Roumania and other parts of the Near East
John Greenhough's brother Fred Greenhough is also on the Roll of Honour.
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1911: Near Church, Crich
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1918 Crich voters
John Greenhough, Near Church; absent on military service
1939 Register: 5 East View, Crich
John Greenhough b.6 March 1886, plumber
Sarah E Greenhough b.26 May 1981