JOHNSON, William Thomas
(Service number 17721)
|First Rank||Rifleman||Last Rank||Rifleman|
|Date||18 August 1891||Place of Birth||Otaio, Timaru|
|Address at Enlistment||Otaio, Timaru|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||John F. JOHNSON (father), Otaio, Canterbury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||9th Reinforcements, 3rd Battalion, G Company|
|Date||16 October 1916|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||Canterbury Infantry Regiment|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||30 July 1977||Age||85 years|
|Place of Death||Timaru|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Salisbury Park Crematorium, Timaru|
|New Zealand Memorials|
William Thomas Johnson was the sonof William Freeman and Elizabeth Jane (née Young) Johnson. He was educated at Otaio School.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [17 June 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [17 June 2019]; School Admission record; Salisbury Park Crematorium, Timaru, record [30 June 2019]
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