– Patricia Hurd on John
Other children have written that he had a fantastic personality, very lively and jolly. But there was also a serious side to John. Erin wrote that 'when we were on a school trip John was my partner. And when I was worried, John held my hand all the way there and on the way back. And that was typical of John, a very caring boy.
The funerals of the six Philpott children who died in a house fire in Derby will take place today.