Star Footballers, Serviceman
Copy negative; Serviceman John Louis Deighton in uniform. Jack Deighton took an Engineering course at NPBHS. He was a great rugby player for Star Rugby Football Club. In 1941 at the age of 21 he joined the Army. Corporal Deighton shipped out to Egypt with the 5th Reinforcements and was posted to the 27th Machine Gun Battalion. He was killed in action on 17 April 1945. He was 24.
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