Hackleton Matthews JOHNSON MM

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JOHNSON, Hackleton Matthews

Service Number: 1565
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Died: 1 March 1917, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Martinpuich British Cemetery
Row B, Grave 7
Memorials: Glen Innes & District Soldiers Memorial, Glen Innes Rifle Club Honour Roll

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World War 1 Service

11 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1565, 1st Infantry Battalion
11 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1565, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Choon, Sydney
25 Jul 1917: Honoured Military Medal, 'For conspicuous and gallant devotion to duty as stretcher bearers during operations at GIRD TRENCH near LE SARS on 14th November, 1916. These men did most excellent work attending to and bringing in wounded under very heavy shell and machine gun fire. They continued carrying back wounded to the aid post all day and the greater portion of the night, and undoubtedly saved very many mens lives.' Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 116 Date: 25 July 1917

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