Monday, 18 July 2016

Ambrose Johnson 1896 - 1917

Ambrose Johnson
Barnsley Independent 31st March 1917
with thanks to Barnsley Archives
Born: 1896 in Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire             

Military Service:

Regiment and Battalion: 2nd Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment
Service number and Rank: 14/1451 Private
Awards: The British War Medal and the Victory Medal

Death:   18th March 1917 aged 21
Buried:   Maroc British Cemetery, Grenay, in France
Grave Reference: 1.O.37

Information from Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
Son of Edward and Flora Johnson of Barnsley and the husband of Mary Jane Johnson of 34 John Edward Street, Honeywell Street, Barnsley
St Marys Church Barnsley Combined War Memorial

Links & Notes:
Lives of the First World War
British Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Information from Ancestry:

Ambrose Johnson aged 19 married Mary Jane Bedford aged 20, on the 23rd August 1915 at St Georges Parish Church, Barnsley.

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