Percy Johnson

Name    Percy Johnson

Number   Sergeant 857

Battalion  8th Battalion

Place of Birth   Wallington Surrey England

Next of Kin   His mother Mrs. Annie Elizabeth Johnson 71 Manor Rd Wallington Surrey England. His father Mr. Thomas Johnson

Date and place of enlistment  20/8/1914

Physical details on enlistment age 21 years 3 months, 5’11“, 168 pounds, blue eyes, light brown hair.

Religion   Church of England

Occupation Farmer

Date and place of death He was killed in action on 1/10/1916 at Ypres Belgium

Location of grave or memorial

White House cemetery St Jean les Ypres

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

He worked for Mrs. T Weir Moss Vale Leongatha

Military History

  • He had been in the Territorials in England
  • He served in Egypt, Gallipoli and The Western Front
  • 20/8/14 He enlisted

* 19/10/14 He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Benella

  • 5/4/15 He embarked Alexandria and went to Gallipoli
  • 25/5/15 He was wounded at Gallipoli but stayed on duty
  • 1/7/15 He had enteric fever in Mudros.
  • 2/7/15 He was in number 15 Australian Stationary Hospital on Lemnos
  • 21/7/15 He embarked on the Neurelia
  • 25/7/15 He disembarked in Malta
  • 7/9/15 He was moved to London on D’Italia
  • 15/9/15 He went to London
  • 10/9/16 He travelled to France
  • 22/9/16 He joined his unit
  • 6/10/16 He was killed in action

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