JOHNSON, Christopher Brown C B

Service:
Army
Rank:
Private
Unit:
4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment
Place Enlisted:
Unknown
Service Number:
Unknown
Home Address:
Barningham, Earby Hall
Family Details:

Son of William and Sophia Johnson

Date of Birth:
Unknown
Place of Birth:
Unknown
Death:
Unknown
Place of Death
Somme
Cause of Death:
Kiled in Action
Place of Burial:
Unknown
Obituary:

Christopher was killed in aerial combat on 6th September 1916, in the Somme. his body was never found.

Teesdale Mercury 15.11.1916 - Page 5: Column 2

Private Chris Johnson, Barningham, killed in action

Teesdale Mercury-16/05/1917: Local and other notes: Killed in action

Notes:

 

Christopher was educated at the North eastern County School, Barnard Castle. He recieved early military training at the Officer's Training Corps Contingent attached to the school. 

Later, Christopher became a student at Armstrong College where he continued his training in the Durham University Officer's Training Corps. From there he passed to a commission in the Royal Flying Corps.

Teesdale Mercury-23/09/1914: News item: Barningham and Newsham roll of honour

Teesdale Mercury-05/03/1919: Local and other notes: Barningham Roll of Honour

Teesdale Mercury-05/03/1919: Local and other notes: Barningham Roll of Honour

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