Name: Private John Daniel Putman 17111
Date of Birth: 20.8.1888
Address: Bradgate Road, Anstey
Walter Putman d. 1918
Lizzie Caroline d. 1915
Occupation before the war:
John had 13 siblings, of which, only 6 lived beyond 2 years old.
Date Died: 25.9.1915
Place of Death: Pas de Calais
Place of Burial/Memorial: Loos Mem., France
Cause of death: Killed in action
British War Medal
1914 -15 Star
Any other information (e.g. Service Record/ appearance etc)
- He was born in Howard, Queensland, Australia.
- John left Australia on the 20th August 1909 and it is thought that on arriving in England he may have stayed with his family on Bradgate Road, Anstey, Leicestershire.
- His widowed aunt (Walter Putman’s mother) and cousins lived there, next door to his Parental grandmother – Eliza Putmann and Uncle George,
- He nominated Edith May Jackson as his sole legatee, Edith was born in 1894 in Anstey, Leicestershire and in April 1911 was residing with her parents at Bradgate Road, Anstey. Could she have been a girlfriend or fiancé?
- His cousin Walter Putman also died – 24.9.1916