Major General George Jameson Johnston

Ranks Held Brigadier, Brigadier General, Lieutenant Colonel, Temporary Brigadier General, Lieutenant-Colonel, Major, Major General
Birth Date 24 October 1869
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Death Date 23 May 1949
Death Place Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Final Rank Major General
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
  • 2 Division
  • New Zealand & Australian Division
  • 7th Battalion London Regiment
  • SPECIAL SERVICE OFFICERS
  • Divisional Artillery
  • 2nd Australian Division
  • 2nd Australian Division
  • 2nd Australian Divisional Artillery
  • 2nd Australian Field Artillery Brigade
  • 4th Battalion, Australian Commonwealth Horse
  • Royal Australian Artillery
Place Melbourne
Conflicts/Operations
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
  • South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1917-06-01
Published in London Gazette in 1917-12-28
Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-04
Published in London Gazette in 1917-06-04
Published in London Gazette in 1915-11-05
Published in London Gazette in 1915-11-08
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1916-01-27
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1916-01-27
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-04
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-04

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    2nd Australian Divisional Artillery
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Brigadier General
  • Pre First World War Conflicts Nominal Rolls:

    Unit
    SPECIAL SERVICE OFFICERS
    Conflict
    South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Royal Australian Artillery
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Brigadier General
    London Gazette
    01 June 1917 on page 5420 at position 10
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 October 1917 on page 2622 at position 52
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Royal Australian Artillery
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Brigadier General
    London Gazette
    04 January 1917 on page 253 at position 19
    Commonwealth Gazette
    29 June 1917 on page 1391 at position 34
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    2nd Australian Division
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Brigadier General
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Brigadier General
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    2nd Australian Field Artillery Brigade
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    2nd Australian Divisional Artillery
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Brigadier General
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    7th Battalion London Regiment
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Brigadier General
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Royal Australian Artillery
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Brigadier General
    London Gazette
    04 June 1917 on page 5459 at position 4
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 October 1917 on page 2626 at position 8
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Royal Australian Artillery
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Brigadier General
    London Gazette
    28 December 1917 on page 13564 at position 14
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 842 at position 5
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    Divisional Artillery
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    2nd Australian Field Artillery Brigade
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    2nd Australian Field Artillery Brigade
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    08 November 1915 on page 11025 at position 3
    Commonwealth Gazette
    27 January 1916 on page 157 at position 28
  • Pre First World War Conflicts Nominal Rolls:

    Unit
    4th Battalion, Australian Commonwealth Horse
    Conflict
    South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
    Rank
    Lieutenant-Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    2nd Australian Division
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Brigadier General
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Royal Australian Artillery
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    05 November 1915 on page 11001 at position 18
    Commonwealth Gazette
    27 January 1916 on page 156 at position 9
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    Divisional Artillery
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel

Timeline

Date of birth 24 October 1869
Date of embarkation 20 October 1914
Date of recommendation honour or award 10 October 1916
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 05 February 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 08 March 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 30 September 1917
Date of embarkation 10 April 1918
Date of death 23 May 1949

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