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John Riley

Portrait picture of Veteran John Riley

Royal Artillery, XXX Corps

John was a member of the legendary XXX Corps of the British Army.

He served directly with Lieutenant- General Sir Brian Horricks, KCB, KBE, DSO, MC seeing action in several battles on the second world war including Operation Market Garden (Holland).

John hails from Bollington, Cheshire and the popular local landmark, White Nancy is displayed in John's portrait.