Māori › William John Scott Johnston Born 4 December 1891 - Died 22 December 1965 PDF Key details Service numberWWI 33553 AWMM Also known asBill Johnston AWMM Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankInter War Lance Corporal/Military AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Portrait, full length - No known copyright restrictions View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam John Scott AWMM SurnameJohnston AWMM Ingoa Also known asBill Johnston AWMM Service numberWWI 33553 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe ReligionChurch of England, Christian AWMM Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth4 December 1891 AWMM Thames, Coromandel District AWMM Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistment Post war occupationMoulder/ Foundry Worker/Civilian AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMiss Nellie Johnston (sister), Karaka Creek, Thames, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 19 January 1917 AWMM Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberWWI 33553 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsBritish War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM Victory Medal AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW1 19 September 1916 AWMM Age 24 AWMM Ironmoulder/Civilian AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 21 Jan 1917-27 March 1917 AWMM to Plymouth, Devon AWMM HMNZT 74 AWMM Vessel was Ulimaroa AWMM Lance Corporal/Military AWMM 21st Reinforcements E Company AWMM New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM Pneumonia AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankInter War 3 March 1919 AWMM Lance Corporal/Military AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Served 191 days in New Zealand and 1 year 340 days overseas. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death22 December 1965 AWMM Age 74 AWMM AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathDied of Sickness AWMM Death notes CemeteryTotara Memorial Park (Thames), 110 Te Arapipi Road, Totara, Thames-Coromandel District, New Zealand AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference ObituaryNZ Herald AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember William John Scott Johnston by laying a poppy. William John Johnston William John Johnston William John Scott Johnston William Mervyn Johnston William Philip Johnston Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William John Scott Johnston Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel file http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=18054210 Further Reference DocumentsThe New Zealand Herald AWMM New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM 52: 17 AWMM The New Zealand Herald AWMM NZ Herald AWMM Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM Information kindly provided by family AWMM The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.