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Johnson, Clarence William (1894–1917)

Clarence William Johnson, n.d. photographer unknown

Clarence William Johnson, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

CLARENCE WILLIAM JOHNSON was born on 21st April, 1894, at Corowa, New South Wales, the son of Mr. Walter Murray Johnson and Mrs. Christina Johnson. He was educated at Prahran College, Melbourne, and joined the Bank’s staff at Albury, New South Wales, on 26th September, 1912. In January, 1915, he was transferred to Wodonga, and in October to Corryong, as teller.

Clarence Johnson enlisted in July, 1916, and was allotted to the 21st Machine Gun Section of the A.I.F. He went to Flanders and was badly wounded at Ypres on 20th September, 1917. Two days afterwards he died in the 3rd Canadian Casualty Clearing Station.

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'Johnson, Clarence William (1894–1917)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/johnson-clarence-william-20800/text31541, accessed 28 October 2020.

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Clarence William Johnson, n.d. photographer unknown

Clarence William Johnson, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour