Lionel Clifford JOHNSON

JOHNSON, Lionel Clifford

Service Number: SX13689
Enlisted: 14 July 1941, Wayville, South Australia
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 2nd/3rd Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Kadina, South Australia, 15 December 1905
Home Town: Kadina, Copper Coast, South Australia
Schooling: Tickera, South Australia
Occupation: Butcher
Died: Natural causes, Kadina, South Australia, 20 February 1973, aged 67 years
Cemetery: Kadina Cemetery, South Australia
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World War 2 Service

14 Jul 1941: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN SX13689, Wayville, South Australia
15 Jul 1941: Involvement Private, SN SX13689
15 Jul 1941: Transferred Private, Reinforcements Reception Depot, Marched into Recruit Reinforcements Depot for training.
11 Nov 1941: Transferred Private, 3rd Training Battalion , Marched into 3rd Training Battalion 4 M.D.
25 Feb 1942: Transferred Private, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Transferred to Machine Gun Reinforcements.
26 Feb 1942: Transferred Private, 2nd Training Battalion, Transferred to 2nd Training Battalion in 3 M.D. Victoria.
25 Jun 1942: Transferred Private, 2nd/3rd Machine Gun Battalion
24 Apr 1943: Promoted Corporal, 2nd/3rd Machine Gun Battalion
6 Sep 1943: Transferred Corporal, 2nd/3rd Machine Gun Battalion, Transferred to Australian Army Catering Corp, and taken on strength to 2nd/3rd Machine Gun Battalion.
27 Jun 1944: Promoted Corporal, 2nd/3rd Machine Gun Battalion
10 Dec 1944: Embarked Corporal, SN SX13689, 2nd/3rd Machine Gun Battalion, Embarked per "UAST" Evangline" at Cairns - Disembarked at Atape.
26 Jan 1945: Promoted Sergeant, 2nd/3rd Machine Gun Battalion, Promoted in New Guinea.
9 Mar 1945: Wounded Sergeant, SN SX13689, 2nd/1st Field Ambulance, Evacuated - Debility
17 Mar 1945: Wounded Sergeant, SN SX13689, 2nd/11th Australian General Hospital, Dysentery
29 Mar 1945: Wounded Sergeant, SN SX13689, 2nd/7th Australian General Hospital, Bronchitis Debility
13 Oct 1945: Discharged Sergeant, SN SX13689, 2nd/3rd Machine Gun Battalion

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