Johnson, Arthur

Arthur Johnson, Private 290418, 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment
Died 26th March 1917 in Palestine, aged 20

 

EARLY LIFE

Son of Thomas and Emma Johnson, of 4 Tunnicliff St, Macclesfield.

More information will be added here when research is complete.

 

WW1 SERVICE

His death was reported in the Macclesfield Times of 20 April 1917.

 

COMMEMORATION

Private Arthur Johnson has no known grave and is commemorated on Panel Ref. 19 of the Jerusalem Memorial, Israel. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private Arthur Johnson.

In Macclesfield, Private Arthur Johnson is commemorated on the Park Green, Town HallSt Michael’s Church and Christ Church School war memorials.

 

SOURCES

Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Macclesfield Times: 20 April 1917, 23 September 1921 (photo supplement)


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