- Born 25th Dec 1887
- Age (in 1914) 26 years old
- Occupation Shareholder, Marshalls Factory
Johnnie returns from Russia to his wealthy factory-owning family, full of revolutionary zeal and hostility towards war. A minority shareholder in Marshalls, he would rather work on the shop floor than get involved with dismissive brother Geoffrey’s conversion to munitions.An inspiring romantic, impulsive agitator and frequenter of Tyneside’s more proletarian watering holes, Johnnie’s over-involvement in the life of the workers is not, however, always welcomed.