James Samuel Johnson Unknown date of birth - Died 4 November 1942 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number62670 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankLance Corporal AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJames Samuel AWMM SurnameJohnson AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number62670 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Labourer AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown High Street, Opotiki, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs M. Johnson (wife), C/o Sister Jessie, 70 Union Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Married AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number62670 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMOpotiki, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private AWMM; 28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 5th Reinforcements AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankLance Corporal AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › James Samuel Johnson was the son of Hohana and Motoi Johnson, of Opotiki; husband of Millie Johnson, of Taneatua AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death28 AWMM Date of death4 November 1942 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery nameEl Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM Grave referenceXI. J. 4. AWMM Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember James Samuel Johnson by laying a poppy. James Joseph Christenson Johnson James Richard Johnson James Samuel Johnson James Scott Johnson James Service Johnson Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of James Samuel Johnson Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/Further ReferenceCody, J.F. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: War History Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmFurther Reference DocumentsAuckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 4: WW2 180 AWMMSoutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMMPortrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.