Project Description


William Fielding Johnson
Photograph from family collection

Born 6th June 1895 at Aslockton, Notts.

Baptised 14th July 1895 at St John of Beverley Church, Whatton, Notts

Married Mary Binge 1922 at St Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent. Children William (born 1924) and David F (born 1934)

Died 17th March 1958 at 11 Albert St, Radcliffe on Trent

1901 Census

Age 6 living in Bulwell with father Henry Fielding, mother Bertha, sister Helen Joyce 3, Bertha’s father Henry Stevens, her sister Mary Elizabeth and a boarder George Crow.

1911 Census

Age 16 employed as printer, living at 11 Albert St, Radcliffe with parents Henry Fielding Johnson 49, insurance agent for Friendly Society, and Bertha (Stevens) 37, sister Helen Joyce 13 and Samuel Pike, grandfather to Charles Wightman Pike (who is on Radcliffe on Trent War Memorial).

Military Service

Rank: Bombardier

Service Number: 63057

Military Unit: B Battery, Royal Field Artillery, 295th Brigade

Theatre of War: France and Flanders, date of entry 27.9.15.

Medals Awarded: 1914-15 Star, British War and Victory

Wounded: War Office list: 18.1.17

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Roll

11 Albert Street, Radcliffe on Trent

From the 1922 Electoral Register

Address: 11 Albert Street, Radcliffe on Trent

Household: living with parents Henry and Bertha

From the 1939 Register

Address: 11 Albert Street, Radcliffe on Trent

Occupation: window cleaner

Household: living with wife Mary born 31.8.1893 and son William a lacemakers clerk, and one other person assumed to be David.

Other information

Brother in law to Alfred Laurence Todd, who had married Betsy Binge, a nurse and sister of Mary, Fielding Johnson’s wife.

Reasons for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived and died in Radcliffe on Trent.