John Wilfred Johnson (c.1899-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

JOHNSON, JOHN WILFRED. Private. No 39517. 1/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Keighley. Youngest son of Mr and Mrs John Johnson of Totties, Holmfirth. His parents moved to Holmfirth from Keighley in 1911. Educated Wooldale Council School. Attended Lane Bottom Wesleyan Church and Sunday School. Employed at Ford Mill and later at Lee Mill. Enlisted, 29.10.1917, and embarked for France in July, 1918. Died of wounds, 14.10.1918, aged 19 years. Buried QUEANT COMMUNAL CEMETERY BRITISH EXTENSION. Grave location:- Row E, Grave 9.
ROH:- Wooldale War Memorial; memorial in Christ Church Churchyard, New Mill.

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