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Harold Woodford JOHNSON

Regimental number561
Date of birth14 December 1892
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAuditor and accountant
AddressWoodford, West Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMrs C L Johnson, Woodford, West Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentColour SGT
Unit nameNaval and Military Expeditionary Force, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/112/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 19 August 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Promotions

Lieutenant


Unit: INF17
Promotion date: 7 May 1915

Temporary CAPT


Unit: INF17
Promotion date: 3 November 1915

Captain


Unit: INF17
Promotion date: 9 June 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

White Eagle (5th Class) Serbian


Recommendation date: "13 September 1916

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 21 September 1916

Military Medal


Recommendation date: Unspecified

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 3 March 1917

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 9 September 1917"

Mention in Despatrches

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

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