John was originally in Roseland Patrol as he is mentioned often is the Patrol diary. It is noted he left the Patrol to become the Sergeant of St Ive Patrol 30th May 1943.
The son of Dr Frank Bice and his wife Mary he married Winifred George in 1934.
John was a well known local wrestler was an undefeated middleweight wrestling champion of Cornwall. He was Mayor of Liskeard in the 1950s. His obituary reads that he was a prominent figure in the public and business life of Liskeard.
TNA ref WO199/3391
Hancock data held at B.R.A
Auxilier son Tony Barrett