Andrew Johnson

Born 18.04.1871

Place Lohtoge [Lohtaja?], Vaasa, Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Lutheran

Arrived at Australia

Residence before enlistment Kalgoorlie, WA

Occupation Labourer, timber worker

Service 1
service number 4271
enlisted 3.01.1916
POE Blackboy Hill, WA
unit 28th Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1916-1917
casualties WIA 1916 (twice)
final fate RTA 23.05.1917
discharged 28.07.1917

Service 2 (Citizen Forces)
enlisted 28.09.1917
POE Karakatta, WA
discharged 10.01.1918

Naturalisation Served as Russian subject

Residence after the war Geraldton, WA

Died 2.03.1918, Geraldton, WA


Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Assistance and medical file (NAA)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

Returned soldier's death. - Geraldton Express, 4 March 1918, p. 2.

Geraldton. - The West Australian, Perth, 15 March 1918, p. 5.