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Name: Edward JOHNSON
Casualty No.: Ranks: Lance Corporal Initials: E Service No.: 30/116
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Burnopfield, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 38
Unit: 24th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers (1st Tyneside Irish)
Former Unit(s): B Company, 30th Reserve Bn Northumberland Fusiliers.
Place Enlisted: Scotton, Yorkshire.
Place of Residence: Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 1 Cross Terrace, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Emma Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Saturday 1st July 1916
Place of Death: Somme, France.
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Somme, France, 1916. 1st Battle of Albert, 1st 13th July 1916.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Emma Colliery Memorial, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. St Mary and St Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church, Roll of Honour, Stella, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 B 11 B and 12 B
Buried: No known grave
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 2
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Son of Thomas and Harriett Johnson of Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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