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Desborough Soldiers

Johnson, Harry
1891 -


  • Enlisted:
  • at Desborough on 21 Jan 1916. Aged 24y 6m
  • Description:
  • height 5ft 7½in; weight 140lbs; chest 35in; eyes Brown; vision 6/6 6/6; physical development Fair; religion Congregationalist.
  • Occupation:
  • Boot Clicker
  • Address:
  • 38 Regent St, Desborough
  • Next of kin:
  • (father) Samuel Johnson, 38 Regent St, Desborough; (wife) Mrs Emily Annie Johnson, 3 Union St, Desborough

Service history

10 Apr 1916Appointed to 27th Middlesex (2541)
01 Sep 1916Transferred to 101st Training Reserve Battn (450275)
08 Sep 1916M.E.F.
09 Sep 1916Embarked Devonport
22 Sep 1916Disembarked Salonika
06 Oct 19163rd Battn Middlesex Regiment
06 Jan 1917Illness: Jaundice. To 40 Casualty Clearing Station. Field
09 Jan 1917Illness: Jaundice. To Salonika
30 Jan 1917Illness: Jaundice. To H.S. "Dover Castle"
09 Feb 1917Illness: Jaundice. Malta
20 Apr 1917Illness: Jaundice. To GL: Infficha
25 Sep 1917Illness: Jaundice. To Valetta H
Nov 1917Medical Board, Valetta Hosp. To be struck out of Gen Service Category. To be employed in Malta for Light Duties
03 Jan 1918Transferred to 1005 Horse Transport Corps Army Service Corps (S/419694)
30 Sep 1918Illness: Hospital admitted. Influenza
15 Oct 1918Hospital discharged
09 Mar 1919Promoted a/Cpl with pay
01 Sep 1919Promoted a/C.Q.M.S. Performing duties of Coy accountant
12 Dec 1919Demobbed.

British War Medal


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