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Name: Fred JOHNSON
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: F Service No.: 79655
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland Age at Death: 24
Unit: 11th Bn Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
Former Unit(s): 18247 Northumberland Fusiliers.
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland
Place of Residence: Wylam, Northumberland,
Home Address: Whinfield, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address: Drift Cottage, Wylam, Northumberland.
Civilian Employment: Miner at Clara Vale Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Thursday 22nd August 1918
Place of Death:
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Somme, France, 1918.
Locally Commemorated: Clara Vale Colliery Memorial, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Commemorated on family grave in St John's Churchyard, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co Durham.
UK Commemorated: Wylam War Memorial, Wylam, Northumberland. War Memorial, St Oswin's Church, Wylam, Northumberland. Wylam School Memorial (Falcon Centre), Wylam, Northumberland.
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Dartmoor Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt, Somme, France, reference II. E. 60
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 4
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Son of Mrs E Richardson of 1 The Crossings, East Boldon, Co. Durham.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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