At the time of his death, John was living on his brother's farm, at East Taieri. He died of alcoholic gastritis, arising from a habit of indulging in drinking bouts.
- Event (birth): Parents.
- Event (death): Date.
- Notes: Residence in 1928 (East Taieri). Alcoholism.
- Event (birth): Approximate year (49 years old in 1929).