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William John Scott Johnston

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Portrait, full length - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, full length - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William John Scott AWMM
  • Surname
    Johnston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bill Johnston AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 33553 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 December 1891 AWMM ThamesCoromandel District AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss Nellie Johnston (sister), Karaka Creek, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 19 January 1917 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 33553 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 19 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Ironmoulder/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Pneumonia AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served 191 days in New Zealand and 1 year 340 days overseas. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 December 1965 AWMM
    Age 74 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Totara Memorial Park (Thames), 110 Te Arapipi Road, Totara, Thames-Coromandel District, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    NZ Herald AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The 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

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