Private John Thomas Tennyson Johnson

Service number 1752
Birth Place Australia: South Australia, Adelaide, Glanville
Death Date 1916-08-06
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
  • 48th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 48th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private John Thomas Tennyson Johnson (1752, 48th Battalion) was born in Glanville, SA, in April 1899. He was working as a labourer when he enlisted in September 1915. John was initially reported wounded during the battle of Pozieres, but was later found to have been killed in action on 6 August 1916. John is commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France. He was 17 years 4 months of age.



Date of enlistment 31 August 1915
Date of embarkation 11 January 1916
Date of death 06 August 1916
Date of fate 06 August 1916