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Service number V367770 Australian Army

In 1935 William and Esther purchased the property “Wattle Brae” at Beaconsfield. They had four children, Keith, Margaret, Elizabeth and Gwen.

William was a generous community man, Justice of the Peace, church warden at Christ Church Berwick, Berwick Agricultural Society member, Freemason at the Berwick Lodge and a keen bowler.

William died at Prince Henrys Hospital in Melbourne on 19 September 1967. His funeral service was at Christ Church Berwick, cremated at the Springvale Botanical Cemetery and his ashes interred at the Memorial Garden Christ Church Berwick.

Name JOHNSON William
Service Number V367770 Australian Army
Rank Lance Corporal
Unit 10 Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps
Conflict Second World War 1939-1945
Date of enlistment
15 March 1942 at Dandenong Victoria
Locality on Enlistment Beaconsfield Victoria
Served TBC
Date of discharge 9 October 1945
Medals awarded unknown
Born 8 February 1902 Woodstock West Victoria
Parents John Johnson and Blanche Georgina Toogood Hickox
Married Esther Christina McKenzie on 5 May 1928 at Presbyterian Church Bulla Victoria
Occupation Grazier