John Johnson – Lance Corporal 71569

John was Born April Qrt 1894 in Garforth

Served with 2nd/6th Battalion Notts and Derby Regiment (Sherwood Foresters)

Died 21st March 1918 (his parents were living at “Daisy Dene” Austhorpe Avenue, Whitkirk

Commemorated in Arras Memorial Bay 7 Course B Stone 4. He has no known grave.

Family Details

Father – Jim J. born 1870 in Seacroft – In 1911 he was a Colliery Deputy. In 1901 his occupation was a Colliery Hewer .In 1891 he was listed as a 21 year old living in East Garforth, with Father- Henry and Mother Mary. Jim(James) had two sisters and three brothers

Mother – Mary J. (nee Schofield) Born 1871 in Garforth

  • Jim and Mary married Sept Qrt 1893 ref 9c 1085

John Johnson – In 1911 listed as a 16year old Waggon Ticketer at Colliery

Sister – Dorothy J. born 1896 in Garforth

Brother – Charles Henry J. born 1898. In 1911 listed as 13yr old Fitters Apprentice at Colliery

Sister – Edna J. Born 1910 in Garforth

In 1911 the family were living in Daisy Cottage, Garforth.

In 1901 they were living in Coupland Road, Garforth.