Born: 15 April 1880 in Hanley, Stoke-upon-Trent, Staffordshire and baptised on 19 March 1895 in the Parish Church of Northwood, Hanley.
Family: He was the second of three children born to William Thomas Johnson, a potter’s manager, and his wife Jane. No marriage can be traced for Frederick.
Residence: In 1891 he was living with his parents and siblings at 83 Mount Street, Stoke-upon-Trent; by 1901 they had moved to 9 Jervis Street, Hanley. At the time he enlisted he was living at Hadley Farm, Wrexham Road, Whitchurch. At the time of his death he was living at 95 Brook Street, Hanley.
Employment: In 1901 he was a groom; at the time he enlisted he was a farm assistant.
Died: In 1922 in Stoke-upon-Trent, aged 42.
Regiment: Machine Gun Corps (previously Cheshire Regiment)
Service Number: 28194 (previously 30588 and 50457)
Date of Enlistment: 30 November 1915
Date of Discharge: 8 May 1918
Reason for Discharge: No longer physically fit for war service
Other Information: He suffered a gunshot wound to the ankle.