30/04/1917-To 28th Battalion 21st Reinforcements Blackboy Hill WA as Private
17/09/1917-To 7th Training Battalion Rollestone England ex Australia
8/11/1917-To 6th Training Battalion Fovant England
23/01/1918-Proceeded Overseas Aust Infantry Base Depot Havre France ex Southampton ex Fovant
29/01/1918-Joined 16th Battalion in the Field France
5/04/1918-KILLED IN ACTION Hebuterne, France.

 

REPORTS OF SOLDIER’S DEATH

Informant –  MARSH, Pte. W, 7106 16th Battalion AIF  – ” I knew JOHANNESSEN well, being in the same unit. He was sitting outside his dugout during a bombardment at Hebuterne when he was hit by a shell and killed immediately.  I saw him after he was dead “.

 

Informant – HARRIS, Pte. Cromwell, 6468 – 16th Battalion AIF – ” JOHANNESEN and ELLINGWORTH were sitting together  on a bank when a large shell exploded within 5 yards and blew JOHANNESSEN’s left leg below the knee and shattered thigh.  He bled to death. We buried JOHANNESSEN with about 5 others in a quarry about 4oo yards  south of the graveyard at Hebuterne. A wooden cross will mark the spot “.

 

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

British War Medal – No. 58058

Victory Medal – No. 57056

Memorial Plaque/Scroll – No. 342641.

 

MEMORIAL INSCRIPTIONS

Manjimup War Memorial WA

Australian War Memorial Canberra ACT – Panel No. 80.