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  • Photograph of Arthur Ralph Johnson is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
Person Details
Hucknall
Arthur Ralph Johnson was born in 1887 at Hucknall and was the son of William a bricklayer and Ellen Johnson née Oakden of 109 Watnall Road, Hucknall. His father William was born in 1864 at Hucknall, his mother Ellen Oakden was born in 1863 at Bulwell, they were married in 1884 their marriage was recorded in the Basford Registration district, they went on to have the following children, Arthur b1887, Ernest b1889, Elizabeth b1892, May b1894, and George b1900 all were born in Hucknall. In the 1911 census the family are living at 109 Watnall Road, Hucknall and are shown as Ellen Johnson 48 yrs married a laundress, she is living with her children, Arthur 24 yrs a colliery onsetter, Ernest 22 yrs a bricklayer, Elizabeth 19 yrs a blouse maker, May 17 yrs and William 11 yrs. In the same 1911 census his father William is living at Wellington Union Workhouse, Wellington he is shown as an inmate 48 yrs and a bricklayer.
He was a colliery onsetter.
01 Feb 1917
30
796127 - CWGC Website
8857
Rifleman
16th Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps
Rifleman Arthur Ralph Johnson enlisted in Hucknall and served as a Rifleman service No R/8857 with the 16th battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps. He was killed in action on 1st February 1917. He has no known grave, his name is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, The Somme.
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  • Photograph of Arthur Ralph Johnson is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    Arthur Ralph Johnson - Photograph of Arthur Ralph Johnson is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918