Sunday 20 April 2014

Monk Bretton Cemetery, John Thomas Johnson KOYLI

Johnson Family Gravestone in Monk Bretton Cemetery


War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photograph by BarnsleyHistorian and taken in 2010.

Grave Location and Inscription: 

Section H, No.98 which is on the left as you walk down the path from the cemetery gate.  Look for the little markers on the edges of the sections.

In Loving memory of
 Ann the beloved wife of George Johnson
 Who fell asleep April 9th 1911 aged 56 years
 Thy purpose long we cannot see
 but all is well that's done by thee

 8th K.O.Y.L.I. son of the above
 who died from wounds received in
 Action in France, June 6th 1917
 Aged 22 years Thy will be done

 Also Jane beloved daughter of the above
 who died May 22nd 1923 aged 36 years
 Also the above named George Johnson
 who died 22nd February 1924
 aged 71 years

Read more about John Thomas Johnson on Barnsley Soldiers Remembered

and here in a blog post about him.

John is also remembered on the
Monk Bretton, War Memorial, Cross Street, Monk Bretton and the Monk Bretton, St Paul's Church, WW1 Memorial Tablet and in the Monk Bretton, St Paul's Church, WW1 Memorial Book.

He is buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery in Belgium and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website. 

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