Johnson John Cpl (L/Cpl) 4450045

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Name Johnson John
Army number 4450045
Rank Corporal.
Decorations None known beyond Servicce Awards.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age (At time of death) Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date, Discharged 12/2/37. Re-enlisted in The DLI 1/6/39. Posted to the ? 9th Battalion. Posted to the ? 12th Battalion 1/9/1939. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/40, and posted to the 1st Tyneside Scottish. Served with the B.E.F. in Northern France. Taken Prisoner of War - probably 20/5/1940. Repatriated to the UK. Posted ? Bn Black Watch. Relegated to the Class Z Army Reserve 7/4/46.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Possibly Rifle Section Commander.
Joined Brigade 1/9/1939.
Promotions Lance Corporal, Corporal.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Yes - Camp Stalag XX1D, then 383, PoW Number 5867.
Died/Killed in action Data of death not yet known.
Home address 51, North St. Winlaton.
Source table 1TS