John Benton always thought that his father preferred Chris to him. Chris was always given what John had to fight for. John's lingering desire to be like his father was what lead him to a career with the military, although he never gained his father's approval.
John's father died as a soldier during the Second World War. He was killed by a grenade in Normandy in 1944. He was blown into so many pieces that they hadn't found enough of his body to give him a decent burial.
When John was on a mission for the army, he left a flower at the grave of his brother Chris. John became trapped in a nightmare world where past and present were one. He experienced his past again, seeing his parents and brother. (HOMEVID: Wartime)