John Thomas O'Hara
Private, 7th Bn., York and Lancaster Regiment. Service number 4753400.
Died 12th April 1945. Age 31.
TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY. Plot 21. Row A. Grave 7.
Husband of Alice Elizabeth O'Hara, of Oakworth, Yorkshire.

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Keighley News report from 1945:
News has been received by Mrs Alice O'Hara, of 42, Bogthorn, Oakworth, that her husband, Private John Thomas O'Hara, has been killed in action.
Aged 31, Private O'Hara was a native of Keighley and received his education at St Anne's Roman Catholic School.
Prior to joining up five years ago he was a conductor for the West Yorkshire Road Car Co., Ltd. The news of his death is especially tragic, as he was due for a home leave in July. He had been abroad for three and a half years. His widow is a Leading Aircraftwoman in the W.A.A.F.