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Ernest George Johnston

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 372 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 372 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest George AWMM
  • Surname
    Johnston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 5/246 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 February 1893 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra OrmondvilleManawatu-Wanganui Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    B.H. Johnston (brother), care of P. Bedingfield, Matamau, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 5/246 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      6' 0" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      168 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Admitted to NZ General Hospital, Abbassia, 2 December 1915 (appendicitis); discharged, 8 January 1916; admitted to Convalescent Home, Luxor, 9 January 1916; attached to NZ Base Depot, Ghezireh, 4 February 1916; rejoined Company, Zeitoun, 26 February 1916.
    Transferred to 2nd Bn, Auckland Infantry Regiment, 27 March 1916.
    Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, France, 8 April 1916.
    Appointed Temporary Lance Corporal, 6 May 1916; relinquished temporary appointment at own request, 1 September 1916.
    Admitted to NZ Divisional Rest Station, 5 January 1917 (trench feet); transferred to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance, 6 January 1917; discharged to No 1 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 10 January 1917; to No 7 General Hospital, St Omer, 23 January 1917; discharged to unit, and rejoined unit, in the field, 25 January 1917.
    Admitted to No 1 NZ Field Ambulance, 22 March 1917 (mumps); transferred same day to North Midlands Casualty Clearing Station; to No 7 General Hospital, St Omer, date not recorded; discharged to duty, 10 April 1917; rejoined unit, in the field, 11 April 1917.
    Wounded in action, 7 June 1917 (gun shot wound, left forearm), admitted to 77th Field Ambulance, and transferred same day to 11th Casualty Clearing Station; to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbeville, 8 June 1917; to England, 13 June 1917, and admitted to No 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 15 June 1917.
    Classified 'unfit' by Medical Board, 30 July 1917, and placed on NZ Roll.
    Admitted to No 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, from sick leave, 6 August 1917.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Avonmouth on board HS 'Maheno', 8 August 1917; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of wounds received in action), 29 October 1917.
    Total war service: 2 years 262 days (of which 2 years 153 days were abroad) AWMM
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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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