Māori › William Sydney Forster Johnston Died 27 November 1941 PDF Key details Service number12004 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankCorporal/Military AWMM New Zealand Armoured Corps, Divisional Cavalry AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam Sydney Forster AWMM SurnameJohnston AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number12004 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkation Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignWestern Desert AWMM Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service number12004 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency Enlistment Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Corporal/Military AWMM Armoured Corps AWMM Second 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 notesKilled on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankCorporal/Military AWMM New Zealand Armoured Corps, Divisional Cavalry AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of John Goring Johnston and of Alice Margaret Johnston (nee Cameron) of Waipawa, Hawkes BayBoxing Blue, Oxford University. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death27 November 1941 AWMM Age 39 AWMM Western Desert, North Africa AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathKilled on Active Service AWMM Death notes CemeteryHalfaya Sollum War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM 16. H. 6. AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember William Sydney Forster Johnston by laying a poppy. William Philip Johnston William Sefton Johnston William Sydney Forster Johnston Winston Carlyle William Johnston Winstone Roy Stanthorpe Johnston Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William Sydney Forster Johnston Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission record https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2116417 Sources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM p.244 AWMM Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. 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.