Ross John Johnson Pte 14415104

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Name Ross John Johnson
Army number 14415104
Rank Private.
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age 19 at the time of his death.
Unit Joined - probably via conscription, the General Service Corps. Underwent Basic Training probably at a Primary Training Centre. Transferred to the Black Watch, and posted to the 1st Tyneside Scottish. Served Normandy. Wounded. DIED of WOUNDS NW Europe 30/6/44, Serial No. 388.
Company/Battery Company not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not known, but probably Rifleman.
Joined Brigade Not yet confirmed.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Yes – reported wounded North West Europe but exact date not recorded.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action DIED of WOUNDS 30-Jun-44. Initially interred in Jerusalem Cemetery Map 7F/1 1/50,000 Reference 816.724. Reburied 20/2/1945 in Grave IV.A.9. Tilly-Sur-Seulles War Cemetery. Headstone inscription reads : A LOVING SMILE A HAPPY FACE A BROKEN LINK WE CAN NEVER REPLACE
Home address Son of George Paul and Claire Ross, Edinburgh.
Source table 1TS