Lieutenant Colonel James Lyon Johnston

Birth Date 05 May 1863
Birth Place United Kingdom: Scotland, Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen
Death Date 20 July 1937
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Places
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-24
Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-25
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-07-25
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-07-25

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Timeline

Date of birth 05 May 1863
Date promoted 18 August 1914 Appointed Lieutenant Colonel.
Other units 18 August 1914 11 Battalion.
Date of embarkation 02 November 1914
Other units 11 February 1915 Assumed temporary command, 11 Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 06 December 1916
Date of recommendation honour or award 10 December 1916
Date of honour or award 25 July 1917 Companion of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George.
Date of honour or award 25 July 1917 Mention in Despatches.
Other units 23 November 1917 AIF appointment terminated.
Other units 24 November 1917 Re-appointed Officer Commanding Troops 'Canberra'.
Other units 09 January 1918 Officer Commanding Troops 'Kashgar'.
Date returned to Australia 30 January 1918
Date of death 20 July 1937