Corporal Harold William JOHNSON

Service No: 1727
Born: Christchurch NZ, 12 May 1911
Enlisted in the RAAF: 26 November 1934 (at RAAF Station Laverton VIC)
Unit: No. 12 Squadron
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 12 Squadron Wirraway aircraft A20-5), Darwin NT, 5 September 1939, Aged 28 Years
Buried: Adelaide River War Cemetery NT
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Harold Reginald and Margaret McGrandle Johnson, of Geelong West, Victoria
Roll of Honour: Geelong West VIC
Remembered: Panel 100, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

No. 12 Squadron Wirraway aircraft A20-5 crashed on arrival at Darwin on 5 September 1939 and both crew members were killed. Those crew members were:

Flying Officer Arnold Victor Dolphin (Pilot)
Corporal Harold William Johnson (1727) (Observer)


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9845, 101

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