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James Henry Johnston

Headstone of Lance Corporal James Henry Johnston (9/1187). Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No 3, Vlamertinge, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BEAN0183). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Lance Corporal James Henry Johnston (9/1187). Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No 3, Vla …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Johnston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 9/1187 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Currie Street, Port Chalmers, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Alice Johnston (mother), Currie Street, Port Chalmers, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 9/1187 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM OtagoNew Zealand AWMM
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  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of James and Alice Johnston, of Port Chalmers, New Zealand.

    During the First World War, Brandhoek was within the area comparatively safe from shell fire which extended beyond Vlamertinghe Church. Field ambulances were posted there continuously. Until July 1917 burials had been made in the Military Cemetery, but the arrival of the 32nd, 3rd Australian and 44th Casualty Clearing Stations, in preparation for the new Allied offensive launched that month, made it necessary to open the New Military Cemetery. The New Military Cemetery No 3 opened in August and continued in use until May 1918. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    10 December 1917 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No 3, Vlamertinge, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM I. N. 18 AWMM
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