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Friday 19th November 2021

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First World War Somme casualty trio of medals, 1914-15 Star (48827 CPL. A.R. JOHNSON. R.E.), 1914-1918 British War Medal, and Victory Medal (48827 SJT. A.R. JOHNSON. R.E.), together with a set of miniatures for the same medals, records show Arthur Robert Johnson of Dulwich, London, joined the army on 9th September 1914, promoted Corporal 23/1/1915 then Sergeant 3/7/1916, entered France 1st August 1915 serving with 154 Field Company R.E., Killed in Action 14/11/1916 during the Battle of the Ancre, part of the Somme Battle, aged 23, buried at the London Cemetery and Extension, Longueval, (originally reported as 16/11/1916) , entitled to 1914-15 Star, BWM and Victory Medal, his medals were collected by his sister, 154 Field Company R.E. formed part of 37th Division in 5th Army



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