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Ernest Edward Johnson

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Johnson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 2402 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    FeatherstonWellington Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Featherston, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 15 July 1915 AWMM 36 Collins Street, North Sydney, New South Wales AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    F W Johnson, 36 Collins Street, North Sydney, New South Wales AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 July 1915 AWMM Widowed AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2402 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Medal (MM) AWMM
      3/11/1918 Distinguished Conduct Medal (Altered to Military Medal ) 'This N.C.O. whilst in charge of his mortar at MORLANCOURT near ALBERT on night of 18th/19th May, 1918 served his mortar under heavy Machine Gun fire and shell fire, in which he had to frequently expose himself to observe the shooting. His fine disregard to personal danger and skilful handling of his mortar enabled him to silence an enemy strong point and contributed to the success of our attack. Under heavy shell fire he subsequently mounted his mortar on S.O.S. lines to cover our advanced positions. This N.C.O. has previously done excellent work, notably at HANGARD.' - 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23- 12/02/1919 AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM
    • Medaglia di bronzo al Valore Militare (Bronze Medal of Military Valor ) (Italy) AWMM
      Italian Bronze Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    AIF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
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