Private John Johnson, 1st Batt Loyal North Lancs Regiment, item 11

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                                                      John Johnson
                                                     1876 - 1933/4
6th October, 1894  Joined the  Loyal North Lancashire Regt.
                                 Given regimental number 4646.
                                 Served first engagement of 12 years (including
                                 3 years and 342 days abroad) being discharged
                                 On 5th October. 1906.
                                 Medals awarded: Queen's South Africa medal
                                                                 with Cape Colony clasp.
                                                                 King's South Africa medal
                                                                 on 10th Feb. 1902.
                                   Conduct on discharge:  "Very Good"
18th August, 1914   Re-enlisted in Loyal North Lancashire Regt.
                                   Given regimental number 2838.
                                   Taken prisoner either at Le Cateau or 1st
                                    Battle of Mons and interned at the infamous
                                    Camp at Wittenburg for the duration of the war.
                                    Discharge on 14th April, 1919 and transferred
                                    to Z Reserve.
                                    Medals awarded:  1914 Star
                                                                     British War Medal
                                                                      Victory Medal
Could he have been entitled to another medal on the occasion of
Queen Victoria's Jubilee?  My mother always said that he paraded at
Queen Victoria's funeral in London.


John Johnson subsequently worked as a foundry labourer until his
death in 1933 or 1934.  he and Grandma had 12 children and my
mother was the last one to die.  She was 93 years old and passed away in 2006.


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                                                                     Grandson 9th March, 2012
            

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                                                      John Johnson
                                                     1876 - 1933/4
6th October, 1894  Joined the  Loyal North Lancashire Regt.
                                 Given regimental number 4646.
                                 Served first engagement of 12 years (including
                                 3 years and 342 days abroad) being discharged
                                 On 5th October. 1906.
                                 Medals awarded: Queen's South Africa medal
                                                                 with Cape Colony clasp.
                                                                 King's South Africa medal
                                                                 on 10th Feb. 1902.
                                   Conduct on discharge:  "Very Good"
18th August, 1914   Re-enlisted in Loyal North Lancashire Regt.
                                   Given regimental number 2838.
                                   Taken prisoner either at Le Cateau or 1st
                                    Battle of Mons and interned at the infamous
                                    Camp at Wittenburg for the duration of the war.
                                    Discharge on 14th April, 1919 and transferred
                                    to Z Reserve.
                                    Medals awarded:  1914 Star
                                                                     British War Medal
                                                                      Victory Medal
Could he have been entitled to another medal on the occasion of
Queen Victoria's Jubilee?  My mother always said that he paraded at
Queen Victoria's funeral in London.


John Johnson subsequently worked as a foundry labourer until his
death in 1933 or 1934.  he and Grandma had 12 children and my
mother was the last one to die.  She was 93 years old and passed away in 2006.


                                                                     George Clarke signature

                                                                     Grandson 9th March, 2012
            


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  • December 12, 2018 23:59:57 Stella Watkin

                                                          John Johnson
                                                         1876 - 1933/4
    6th October, 1894  Joined the  Loyal North Lancashire Regt.
                                     Given regimental number 4646.
                                     Served first engagement of 12 years (including
                                     3 years and 342 days abroad) being discharged
                                     On 5th October. 1906.
                                     Medals awarded: Queen's South Africa medal
                                                                     with Cape Colony clasp.
                                                                     King's South Africa medal
                                                                     on 10th Feb. 1902.
                                       Conduct on discharge:  "Very Good"
    18th August, 1914   Re-enlisted in Loyal North Lancashire Regt.
                                       Given regimental number 2838.
                                       Taken prisoner either at Le Cateau or 1st
                                        Battle of Mons and interned at the infamous
                                        Camp at Wittenburg for the duration of the war.
                                        Discharge on 14th April, 1919 and transferred
                                        to Z Reserve.
                                        Medals awarded:  1914 Star
                                                                         British War Medal
                                                                          Victory Medal
    Could he have been entitled to another medal on the occasion of
    Queen Victoria's Jubilee?  My mother always said that he paraded at
    Queen Victoria's funeral in London.


    John Johnson subsequently worked as a foundry labourer until his
    death in 1933 or 1934.  he and Grandma had 12 children and my
    mother was the last one to die.  She was 93 years old and passed away in 2006.


                                                                         George Clarke signature

                                                                         Grandson 9th March, 2012
                

  • December 12, 2018 23:56:00 Stella Watkin

                                                          John Johnson
                                                         1876 - 1933/4
    6th October, 1894  Joined the  Loyal North Lancashire Regt.
                                     Given regimental number 4646.
                                     Served first engagement of 12 years (including
                                     3 years and 342 days abroad) being discharged
                                     On 5th October. 1906.
                                     Medals awarded: Queen's South Africa medal
                                                                     with Cape Colony clasp.
                                                                     King's South Afrca medal
                                                                     on 10th Feb. 1902.
                                       Conduct on discharge:  "Very Good"
    18th August, 1914   Re-enlisted in Loyal North Lancashire Regt.
                                       Given regimental number 2838.
                                       Taken prisoner either at Le Cateau or 1st
                                        Battle of Mons and interned at the infamous
                                        Camp at Wittenburg for the duration of the war.
                                        Discharge on 14th April, 1919 and transferred
                                        to Z Reserve.
                                        Medals awarded:  1914 Star
                                                                         British War Medal
                                                                          Victory Medal
    Could he have been entitled to another medal on the occasion of
    Queen Victoria's Jubilee?  My mother always said that he paraded at
    Queen Victoria's funeral in London.


    John Johnson subsequently worked as a foundry labourer until his
    death in 1933 or 1934.  he and Grandma had 12 children and my
    mother was the last one to die.  She was 93 years old and passed away in 2006.


                                                                         George Clarke signature

                                                                         Grandson 9th March, 2012
                


  • December 12, 2018 20:27:56 Stella Watkin

                                                          John Johnson
                                                         1876 - 1933/4
    6th Ocober, 1894  Joined the  Loyal North Lancashire Regt.
                                    Given regimental number 4646.
                                    Served first engagement of 12 years (including
                                    3 years and 342 days abroad) being discharged
                                    On 5th October. 1906.
                                    Medals awarded: Queen's South Africa medal
                                                                     with Cape Colony clasp.
                                                                     King's South Afrca medal
                                                                     on 10th Feb. 1902.
                                       Conduct on discharge:  "Very Good"
    18th August, 1914   Re-enlisted in Loyal North Lancashire Regt.
                                       Given regimental number 2838.
                                       Taken prisoner either at Le Cateau or 1st
                                        Battle of Mons and interned at the infamous
                                        Camp at Wittenburg for the duration of the war.
                                        Discharge on 14th April, 1919 and transferred
                                        to Z Reserve.
                                        Medals awarded:  1914 Star
                                                                         British War Medal
                                                                          Victory Medal
    Could he have been entitled to another medal on the occasion of
    Queen Victoria's Jubilee?  My mother always said that he paraded at
    Queen Victoria's funeral in London.


    John Johnson subsequently worked as a foundry labourer until his
    death in 1933 or 1934.  he and Grandma had 12 children and my
    mother was the last one to die.  She was 93 years old and passed away in 2006.


                                                                         George Clarke signature

                                                                         Grandson 9th March, 2012
                


  • December 12, 2018 16:47:12 Stella Watkin

                                                          John Johnson
                                                         1876 - 1933/4
    6th Ocober, 1894  Joined the  Loyal North Lancashire Regt.
                                    Given regimental number 4646.
                                    Served firest engagement of 12 years (including
                                    3 years and 342 days abroad) being discharged
                                    On 5th October. 1906.
                                    Medals awarded: Queen's South Africa medal
                                                                      with Cape Colony clasp.
                                                                     King's South Afrca medal
                                                                      on 10th Feb. 1902.
                                       Conduct on discharge:  "Very Good"
    18th August, 1914   Re-enlisted in Loyal North Lancashire Regt.
                                       Given regimental number 2838.
                                       Taken prisoner either at Le Cateau or 1st
                                        Battle of Mons and interned at the infamous
                                        Camp at Wittenburg for the duration of the war.
                                        Discharge on 14th April, 1919 and transferred
                                        to Z Reserve.
                                        Medals awarded:  1914 Star
                                                                           British War Medal
                                                                           Victory Medal
    Could he have been entitled to another medal on the occasion of
    Queen Victoria's Jubilee?  My mother always said that he paraded at
    Queen Victoria's funeral in London.


    John Johnson subsequently worked as a foundry labourer until his
    death in 1933 or 1934.  he and Grandma had 12 children and my
    mother was the last one to die.  She was 93 years old and passed away in 2006.


                                                                         George Clarke signature

                                                                         Grandson 9th March, 2012
                


  • December 12, 2018 16:44:56 Stella Watkin

                                                          John Johnson
                                                         1876 - 1933/4
    6th Ocober, 1894  Joined the  Loyal North Lancashire Regt.
                                    Given regimental number 4646.
                                    Served firest engagement of 12 years (including
                                    3 years and 342 days abroad) being discharged
                                    On 5th October. 1906.
                                    Medals awarded: Queen's South Africa medal
                                                                      with Cape Colony clasp.
                                                                     King's South Afrca medal
                                                                      on 10th Feb. 1902.
                                       Conduct on discharge:  "Very Good"
    18th August, 1914   Re-enlisted in Loyal North Lancashire Regt.
                                       Given regimental number 2838.
                                       Taken prisoner either at Le Cateau or 1st
                                        Battle of Mons and interned at the infamous
                                        Camp at Wittenburg for the duration of the war.
                                        Discharge on 14th April, 1919 and transferred
                                        to Z Reserve.
                                         Medals awarded:  1914 Star
                                                                           British War Medal
                                                                           Victory Medal
    Could he have been entitled to another medal on the occasion of
    Queen Victoria's Jubilee?  My mother always said that he paraded at
    Queen Victoria's funeral in London.


                                                                        George Clarke signature

                                                                         Grandson 9th March, 2012
                


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