Sydney Charles Johnson from Thornaby c1939

Sydney Johnson was engaged to mum Nancy Richards, Christmas 1939. He was killed in Dunkirk 1 June 1940 and was buried at the War Cemetary in Dunkirk, France. Does anyone know if he has any relatives still living in the area?

Photograph and details courtesy of Gillian Brookes.

4 thoughts on “Sydney Charles Johnson from Thornaby c1939

  1. He was my uncle Sunny, my dads brother Desmond. Dennis is still alive and kicking, I’ve been to his gravestone at the British war graves cemetery at Dunkirk which is kept in good condition, I look very similar to my uncle Sunny.

    Like

  2. Gillian, Sydney, was born in 1920, and was the eldest of 6 children.
    Irene was born in 1923, followed by Arthur in 1925, then Desmond in 1927, Doreen in 1931 and finally Dennis in 1934. So there is a good chance that some relatives still live in the area.

    Like

Leave a comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s