go fund me Time lapse video, on new Tab, of me creating my memorial to Dean John
Corporal Dean John, who was born in Neath and lived in Port Talbot, died alongside Cpl Graeme Stiff when their Jackal patrol vehicle was hit by a bomb in Helmand.
Cpl John, 25, of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, was serving with the 1st The Queen’s Dragoon Guards (QDG), known as the Welsh Cavalry.
Dean served in Northern Ireland, Iraq and was on his second tour of Afghanistan as a vehicle mechanic , he was a father of three and died when his vehicle was hit by an i.e.d .
I painted this portrait as a gift to his mum and also gave her some mounted prints for his dad , brother and sister.