George Johnson

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Sergeant George Johnson
Life dates
Unknown - 1973

Several Boston Auxiliers recall being recruited by George Johnson of the Lincolnshire Regiment.

Donald Hamiliton-HIll mentions Sergeant Johnson as being with him in Lincolnshire and subsequently on SOE Operation Ringlet. 

His son recalled that he had been trained to blow the dykes in low lying Lincolnshire, flooding the land and slowing the German advance.

Before joining Auxiliary Units he had fought in the the campaign in Norway in 1940.

He then went on to work with Tito's Partisan fighters, in Italy and Yugoslavia, training them to use captured weapons and ammunition.

After the war he worked as traffic foreman on Boston Docks and rose to the rank of Company Sergeant Major in the Territorial Army, staying in touch with some of the men he had recruited in 1940.

Unit or location Role Posted from until
South Lincolnshire Scout Section Scout Section Sergeant 1940 1943
Force 133 SOE Agent 1943 1945
Massingham Mission SOE Agent 1943 1943
The Lincolnshire Regiment
Military number

SOE Assignment, Donald Hamilton-Hill
Colin Hayes