Herbert Thomas JOHNSON

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JOHNSON, Herbert Thomas

Service Number: 3829
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 52nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Rockhampton, Queensland. Australia, 1880
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Died of wounds, France, 22 January 1917
Cemetery: Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs
Grave III. D. 4 Personal Inscription THE DEARLY LOVED SON OF MRS. MATILDA JOHNSON OF KOONGAL, ROCKHAMPTON
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

31 Jan 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3829, 26th Infantry Battalion
31 Jan 1916: Embarked Private, SN 3829, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Brisbane
22 Jan 1917: Involvement Private, SN 3829, 52nd Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Son of the late Arthur Walter Johnson [died 1902] and Matilda (nee Strange) Johnson[died 1936] of Koongal, Rockhampton, Queensland. He enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 17 September 1915 and embarked from Brisbane for overseas on 31 January 1916 aboard HMAT "Wandilla" (A62). He died of wounds received in action, aged 36 years.