John Neville Wheldon son of Harold and Mildred Wheldon, grew up in in Black Moss Lane, attending our church school.

His family later emigrated to New Zealand.

His wife, Anne, came from Burscough.

Serving as a wireless operator, John was a sergeant in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He was killed on 2nd January, 1945, aged 25.

We have very little information on John.  If you can help please contact the church office.