Johnson John Private 4454538

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Name Johnson John
Army number 4454538
Rank Private
Decorations None yet known.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry as a Territorial - exact date not known but early in 1939. Posted to the ? 8th Battalion. Posted to the 11th Battalion - possibly on 1/9/1939. Served B.E.F.? Discharged 22/11/1940 under the 1940 King's Regulations Para 390 (xvi) implying he was not physically fit enough for further service.
Company/Battery Not yet ascertained.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade Not yet known, but possibly 1/9/1939.
Promotions No details yet.
Wounded Not as far as is known, but this may be possible, given his early discharge.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address No family information as yet.
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Private Johnson's name came up through the 1942 "missing " exercise conducted by the War Office and documented at The National Archives.

Family information would be most valuable in tracing the elements of his military career.