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Holgar Robert Johnson


Johnson, Holgar Robert, Woburn, Massachusetts. Occupation: “school”. Military Service: Private, Reg. No. McGill 153, 2nd University Co., PPCLI, Attestation Papers. Possible Diary Reference: “Dined downtown at café for supper with Francey and Johnson,” 2:11 Nov ’15. This was probably H. R. Johnson, who was with the 2nd University Company, like Wilfred Francey and Frank Whiting. More unlikely possibilities were Pte. O. E. Johnson, Reg. No. 51235, who transferred to the PPCLI from the 28th Bn. on 15 March 1915, Pte. T. S. Johnson, Reg. No. 1230, PPCLI, who was wounded 25 April 1915 and struck off strength 6 November 1916; and Pte. W. Johnson, Reg. No. 21284, who transferred from the 11th Bn. on 1 September 1915.

Date of Death 01 September 1918. See casualty details, Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Buried at the Woburn Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Grave reference: Soldier’s Plot.