John Manifold Johnson – 1879 -1966, John is buried at Buxton Cemetery Grave No.2269. John died on 13th June 1966 aged 87 years old. His nephew William Manifold Johnson is remembered on The ‘Fallen’ of Fairfield WW2
Notts & Derby (Sherwood Foresters) Pte: 16752. John Attested on 13th September 1914 in Buxton, he arrived in France on the SS Empress Queen 30th August 1915 in total he served 3years 8mths he was returned to UK 29th November 1917 and was transferred to the Army Reserves on 7th February 1919.
John was born J/F/M 1879 register Chapel-en-le-Frith vol.7b page.773.
John married Mary Elizabeth Edge J/A/S 1905, register Chapel-en-le-frith vol.7b page.1487
He was the son of Francis Johnson and Mary Manifold in 1891 John was living with his parents & Grandparents William & Elizabeth Manifold at Ash Cottages off Ash Street , he was still at school. In 1901 John was working as a Printers Compositor & the family were living at 2 Marlow Street, John was 22 yrs old.