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Name: John Thomas ('Chick') JOHNSON
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J T Service No.: 20/190
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 25
Unit: 11th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers
Former Unit(s): 20th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers, (1st Tyneside Scottish)
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 3 Landsale Houses, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Greenside Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Sunday 27th October 1918
Place of Death: Piave River, Italy.
Battle/Campaign: Italian Campaign, 1918. Battle of the Piave River, Italy, 1918.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Greenside War Memorial, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. St John's Church, Roll of Honour, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Tezze British Cemetery, Italy.
Decoration and Medals: Military Medal and Bar.
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Newcastle Evening Chronicle, 19th December 1918.
Family Details:
Son of William and Elizabeth Johnson of 3 Landsale Houses, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. John had sisters and a brother William.
Notes : John's brother, William, also served in Italy during World War 1.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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