Lieutenant Colonel Charles Melbourne Johnston, DSO

Date of birth1892-05-12  
Date and unit at appointment (Officers)  1914-12-27   
Date promoted  1915-04-14  Appointed second lieutenant. 
Date promoted  1915-04-16  Appointed lieutenant. 
Other units  1915-05-31  15th Battalion. 
Other units  1915-09-01  Commanded C Company, 15th Battalion. 
Date promoted  1916-01-20  Appointed captain. 
Date promoted  1916-07-10  Appointed major. 
Date of honour or award  1917-06-01  Mention in Despatches. 
Date of honour or award  1917-06-04  Distinguished Service Order. 
Date of honour or award  1917-12-28  Mention in Despatches. 
Other units  1918-02-01 - 1918-06-01  Commanding Officer of 14th Battalion. 
Other units  1918-06-01 - 1918-09-02  Commanding Officer of 45th Battalion. 
Date promoted  1918-07-01  Appointed temporary lieutenant colonel. 
Other units  1918-09-02  Commanding Officer of 15th Battalion. 
Date promoted  1918-10-21  Appointed lieutenant colonel. 
Date of honour or award  1919-07-11  Mention in Despatches. 
Date of death1941-04-10