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Robert was the son of George and Margaret Johnson, who lived at 10 Honister Avenue, Newcastle. He had three siblings, Agnes, George and Andrew. Robert was killed in action in France on the 24th April 1917 aged 26 during the Battle of the Scarpe phase of the Battle of Arras, which lasted from 23-24th April 1917.
Robert is commemorated on the Arras Memorial in Pas De Calais in France.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission. The War Graves Photographic Project. The University of Durham Roll of Service 1914 – 1919. Durham University Gazette, Vol II, 1912-1929. Ancestry military records. Ancestry census (1911). The Long, Long Trail.
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