WILLIAM JOHNSON 1883–1952
Born February 1883, Radcliffe on Trent
Married Betsy Peach Underwood, daughter Ethel Vera
Date of death: 1952, buried Radcliffe Cemetery (C114, no headstone)
Radcliffe on Trent School Register
William Johnson, son of William of Bingham Rd, born Feb 1883 and admitted to Radcliffe on Trent school 6 June 1887
Age 8 living with father William, mother Mary Jane (Rockley), sister Sarah 17 and brothers George 15, John 10, Harry 5 (who also served in military) and grandfather Samuel in Brickyard houses at the Harlequin.
Living at the Harlequin, Radcliffe on Trent with father William, general labourer, mother Mary Jane and brother Harry. He is employed as a garden labourer.
No trace of William but his parents and brother Harry are still living in the same house at the Harlequin.
Service number: 206447
Military Unit: B Battalion, Royal Garrison Artillery, No. 2 Siege Artillery Reserve Brigade
Theatre of War: France and Flanders
Occupation given as soldier in christening record of daughter in 1918
Medals Awarded: British War and Victory
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Roll
Lincoln Grove, Radcliffe on Trent
Name is Willie Johnson on his service records
From the 1922 Electoral Register
Address: Lincoln Grove, Radcliffe on Trent
Household: wife Betsy
Reasons for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Born and lived in Radcliffe on Trent.