John Johanison

Apr 22, 1882

Born in Solvesborg, Sweden


Dec 21, 1914

Attested into the 21st Battalion CEF in Kingston, Ontario


Ø  Number 59516 (temporary number 1194)

Ø  Next of kin given as Matilda Johanison, Solvesborg, Sweden

Ø  Previous occupation given as Labourer

Ø  No previous military experience given

Ø  Religion given as Lutheran

Ø  Posted to the Depot Company

o   Later posted to “C” Company


Feb 20, 1915

Forfeited 1 day’s pay for being absent


Mar 30, 1915

Struck Off Strength of the battalion as a suspected deserter


Apr 30, 1915

Court of inquiry held and Private Johanison was declared to be a deserter and Struck Off Strength of the CEF before the battalion left Canada


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