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Thomas Buchanan Johnston

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Group, 2 soldiers, brothers, Thomas Buchanan Johnston (2234) (seated) with Douglas Johnston prior to their embarkation. - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Buchanan AWMM
  • Surname
    Johnston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    2234 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 August 1908 AWMM NorthcoteNorth Shore City AWMM
    Northcote, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre Sep 1939 AWMM 5 Nelson Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs C. Johnston (wife), 5 Nelson Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Greece AWMM
    • North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    2234 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    5 October 1939: commenced training at Hopu Hopu AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Sep 1939 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    Letterpress machinist AWMM
    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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Elizabeth Noble Johnston, of Auckland; husband of Cecilia Caroline Johnston, of Auckland.

    Two sons, brothers Thomas Buchanan Johnston (2234) kia and Douglas Johnston served in WW2. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 April 1941 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    CorinthGreece AWMM
  • 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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  • Memorial name
    Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 1: WW2 93 AWMM