Harrogate Herald - 14th April 1915
Private George H Johnson, aged 31, of B
Company, 2nd West Yorkshire Regiment, whose photo appears in another
part of this issue, was killed in action at Neuve Chapelle on March
10th. He is a brother of Mrs Donaldson, of Hookstone Road, Oatlands
Mount, Harrogate. He had been about ten years in the Army, and was
formerly in the 1st West Yorks. He served about five years in India,
and was in the Indian frontier engagement in 1908, for which he
received a medal. He joined the 2nd West Yorkshire Regiment about
two years since to go to Malta, where he was stationed till
September last, when they came back to Southampton to proceed to the
Private Tom Johnson, his brother, is in the 1st West
Yorkshire Regiment. He was in the Army Reserve, after seven years'
service, four of which were spent in India. He was taken prisoner on
the 20th September.