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VC1119    James Bulmer Johnson

Name   James Bulmer Johnson    No.      

VC Issue No.   1119   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Northumberland Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion attached to 36th Battalion, No. 13 Platoon


Now   Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

Rank VC Won    Second Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Second  Lieutenant

Place Of Birth   Widdrington, Northumberland, England

Place Of Death   City Hospital, Plymouth, Devon, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Efford Crematorium, Plymouth, Devon, England

Cremated   Efford Crematorium, Plymouth, Devon, England

Date Buried/Cremated   26 March 1943

Headstone   Ashes    Plot/Grave no.   Garden of Remembrance

Gazetted   26 December 1918

VC Presented  14 June 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Memorial Plaque, Efford Crematorium, Plymouth, Devon

P  Victoria Cross Paving Stone, Widdrington Station, Northumberland

By The Way…

His original Victoria Cross was destroyed, when his house was  bombed in Plymouth in the Second World War, he did get a replacement

VC Held By

Fusiliers Museum of Northumberland, The Abbot's Tower, Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland, England



VC 1118 VC 1120
VC 1118
VC 1120

BORN   31 December 1889

DIED   23 March 1943   AGE   53

VC Won   14 October 1918    AGE    28

Place VC Won   Near Wez Macquart, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War

VC Ephemera