Coleshill Remembers World War 1
As a free service to the World War 1 commemoration year, ST-IT Limited have created and are hosting a free database of Coleshill connected veterans.
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Entry for Private Sidney Johnson
3rd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment
Year of Birth
Date of Death
Sidney William Johnson was born in Coleshill in July 1891. The son of Mary Ryder and stepson to Joseph Ryder, a farm labourer, Private Johnson himself worked as a general labourer for the County Council and resided on ‘Taberners Row’, Coventry Road, Coleshill. Enlisted into the 3rd batallion, Worcestershire Regiment, Private Johnson, service number 16825, died on 16 June 1917. He is buried at St. Quentin Cabaret Military Cemetary in Belgium.
Coleshill Chronicle 18th June 1921 DEATHS IN MEMORIAM JOHNSON – In ever loving memory of Private S W Johnson, 11th Worcester Regiment, killed in action in France, June 16th 1917.
Coleshill Chronicle 14th July 1917 KILLED IN THE WAR The list of casualties published on Friday contained the name of Private S W Johnson, of Coleshill, who enlisted in the Worcestershire Regiment.