Lieutenant Albert Gordon Johnson

Date of Birth: 29 June 1876

Place of Birth: Montreal, Quebec

Residence: Magog, Quebec

Nok: Alice Johnson, Magog (sister)

Trade: Manager

Attestation date: 17 March 1916

Previous military service: 53rd Regiment.

Unit: 42nd Battalion

Status: Survived


Details of service:

Lt Johnson was transferred to the 148th Battalion on 24 October 1916. He was transferred to the 42nd Battalion on 25 April 1917 and proceeded to France immediately. He was temporarily attached to the 7th Trench Mortar Battery and the Canadian Machine Gun Corps throughout 1917 and 1918. Apart from two 10 day leave periods, Lt Johnson did not leave France until 15 Febraury 1919. He did not suffer any war wounds, but was inflicted with influenza for a 10 day period.

Lt Johnson sailed to Halifax from Southampton on 17 March 1919 aboard SS Olympic. Lt Johnson was struck off strength from the CEF on 30 March 1919 for reasons of general demobilization. His intended residence upon returning to Canada was "Rostrevor" Magog, Quebec.

At the time of attestation Lt Johnson was single and had no children.