JOHNSON, Christopher Brown C B
4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment
Son of William and Sophia Johnson
Kiled in Action
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
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.