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Rifleman Johannes Henricus Spaan was an English soldier of the British Army who died during the First World War.

He was born in 1898, in Lambeth, the son of Dutch parents Leonardus, a hairdresser, and Catherine Spaan.

Spaan died on 27 Augsust 1918, during the Hundred Days Offensive, while serving with the 1/16th (County of London) Battalion (Queen's Westminster Rifles), The London Regiment on the Western Front.

He has no known grave and is commemorated by the Vis-en-Artois Memorial.

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