JOHNSON, Herbert

Training Centres WW2
Police Service: 
Wiltshire Constabulary
King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Died : 
Friday, March 17, 1944
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Lieutenant Herbert Johnson died of illness at the Military Hospital, Buchanan, Stirling at 3.45 am on the 17th March 1944. The Register of Deaths records the cause of death as "chronic interstitial nephritis".  His profession is shown as "(Detective Sergeant, Police Force) Lieutenant KOY Light Infantry (att. Commandos)". 
His name is on the Wiltshire Constabulary Roll of Honour for WW2 but with no additional details. The CWGC does not show a Commando Unit, but their Grave Registration report shows Commando Basic Training Centre, KOYLI. This would be correct if he died in training. However as this archive does not know his status at the CBTC, ie. staff or trainee, we have to conclude that as yet his service as a Commando has not been established. 
CWGC Grave Registration Report Final.
Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/5
Westminster Abbey Commando Roll of Honour file ref. National Archives DEFE/2/843.
Register of Deaths District of Buchananan, Stirling, ref 474/1/3
Primary Roll of Honour: 

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