John Nelson Rainey

Private John Nelson Rainey served in the Royal Artillery during World War Two. He spent a large part of life in England but was born in Omage, Co. Tyrone.

Private

John Nelson Rainey

7021746

Private John Nelson Rainey was born in Campsie, Omagh, Co. Tyrone in 1902 and served with 9th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment in the Royal Artillery.

Private John Nelson Rainey (7021746) served in 9th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery during World War Two.

Born on 23rd February 1902, he was the son of John Nelson Rainey and Charlotte Rainey (née Campbell). John Senior was from Co. Carlow, Ireland. John Junior was born in Campsie, Omagh, Co. Tyrone.

On 21st January 1930, Rainey married Muriel Minnie Dean at Brentwood Registry Office, Brentwood, Essex. The couple divorced in 1956. On 20th February 1959, John Nelson Rainey married Evan McLeod in Kensington, London. He died four years later on 26th August 1963 in North West Marylebone, London.

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