John Thomas William Haines (known as Jack) served as a Corporal, Aircraft mechanic, in the Royal Air Force.
The son of Norris and Florence Jane Haines, he lived in "Whytebury", 52 Manor Road, Wickhamford, and was at one time a professional footballer. (In 1939 the address called "28 Wickhamford" in the Electoral Register.)
He served at various R.A.F. airfields, including Scampton, Lindholme and Coningsby in Lincolnshire, as a Bomber Command mechanic.