Johnson, Robert Ellis

Name of Researcher / Enw’r ymchwylydd: Peter Redfern Metcalfe

Name of Memorial / Enw’r gofeb: Flint Town

Name / Enw: Johnson, Robert Ellis

Regiment/Catrawd: 1/5th (Flintshire) Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Service Rank and Number / Rheng gwasanaeth a rhif: Private No 1208

Military Cemetery/Memorial / Fynwent milwrol: Hill 10 Cemetery

Ref No Grave or Memorial / Rhif cyfeirnod bedd: Plot I, Row C, Grave 20

Country of Cemetery or Memorial / Gwlad y fynwent neu gofeb: Turkey

Medals Awarded / Medalau a ddyfarnwyd: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal

Date of Death: 22nd September 1915

Date and Circumstances of Death / Dyddiad ac amgylchiadau marwolaeth:

Killed in action at Gallipoli

Employed at Messrs Summers’ Works, Shotton

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Flintshire Observer 28th October 1915

 

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R.E Johnson Grave in Gallipoli. Courtesy of RWF Museum/Library Bodelwyddan

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R.E Johnson Grave in Gallipoli. Courtesy of RWF Museum/Library Bodelwyddan

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Flintshire Observer 28th October 1915

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Robert’s grave at Hill10 cemetery Thanks to Bill Rosedale 2016